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Hathaway Name Meaning

English (mainly central southern England and South Wales): topographic name for someone who lived by a path across a heath, from Middle English hathe ‘heath’ + weye ‘way’. from an (apparently rare) Old English female personal name, Heaðuwig, composed of the elements heaðu ‘strife’, ‘contention’ + wig ‘war’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Attaway, Hallaway, Gannaway, Garraway, Ottaway, Tatham, Pettaway

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Hathaway Family Origin

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Hathaway Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hathaway family was Labourer. The most common Hathaway occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Hathaway's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hathaway.

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Hathaway Historical Records

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Hathaway Life Expectancy

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