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

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Thistlethwaite Family Origin

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Thistlethwaite Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Cotton Weaver

    4%
  • Iron Miner

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Thistlethwaite family was Iron Miner. The most common Thistlethwaite occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Thistlethwaite's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Cotton Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thistlethwaite.

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Thistlethwaite Historical Records

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Thistlethwaite Life Expectancy

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