Thistlethwaite Family History
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Thistlethwaite Name Meaning
English (Lancashire): habitational name from a minor place in the parish of Lancaster called Thistlethwaite, from Middle English thistle + thwaite ‘meadow’ (see Thwaites), i.e. a meadow overgrown with thistles.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Postlethwait, Hebblethwaite, Littlehale, Thistle, Satterthwaite