Thwaites Family History

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Thwaites Name Meaning

Northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a clearing or patch of pasture land, Middle English thwaite (Old Norse þveit), or a habitational name from any of the various places named with this word, in northern England, Norfolk, and Suffolk.

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


Similar surnames: Hailes, Thames, Raines, Thaxton, Schwaiger, Haynes, Tates, Thwaits

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Thwaites Family Origin

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Thwaites Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Tailor

    2%

In 1881, the most common Thwaites occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Thwaites's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thwaites. A less common occupation for the Thwaites family was Tailor.

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Thwaites Life Expectancy

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