Thackeray Family History

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Thackeray Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Thackray in the parish of Great Timble, West Yorkshire, now submerged in Fewston reservoir. It was named with Old Norse þak ‘thatching’, ‘reeds’ + (v)rá ‘nook’, ‘corner’.

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


Similar surnames: Thacker, Harker, Hackney, Thackery, Blackerby, Hackman, Haverly

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Thackeray Family Origin

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Thackeray Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Joiner

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thackeray. The most common Thackeray occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 4% of Thackeray's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Thackeray family was Agricultural Labourer.

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Thackeray Historical Records

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Thackeray Life Expectancy

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