Postlethwaite Family History

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Postlethwaite Name Meaning

English: variant of Postlethwait. This is the more frequent spelling in the British Isles.

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


Similar surnames: Postlethwait, Postlewait, Postlewaite, Crosthwait, Musslewhite

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Postlethwaite Family Origin

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Postlethwaite Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Joiner

    5%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Iron Miner

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Joiner and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Postlethwaite. The most common Postlethwaite occupation in the UK was Farmer. 11% of Postlethwaite's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Postlethwaite family was Iron Miner.

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Postlethwaite Historical Records

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Postlethwaite Life Expectancy

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