Hawthorne Family History

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Hawthorne Name Meaning

English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived by a bush or hedge of hawthorn (Old English haguþorn, hægþorn, i.e. thorn used for making hedges and enclosures, Old English haga, (ge)hæg), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, such as Hawthorn in County Durham. In Scotland the surname originated in the Durham place name, and from Scotland it was taken to Ireland. This spelling is now found primarily in northern Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Cawthorne, Thorn, Hathorne, Langhorne, Hartshorn, Hawthorn, Hagedorn

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Hawthorne Family Origin

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Hawthorne Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    3%
  • Butcher

    2%
  • Grocer

    2%
  • Housekeeper

    2%

In 1881, Labourer, Butcher and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hawthorne. The most common Hawthorne occupation in the UK was Labourer. 3% of Hawthorne's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Hawthorne family was Housekeeper.

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Hawthorne Historical Records

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Hawthorne Life Expectancy

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