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Cartwright Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of carts, from Middle English cart(e) + wright ‘craftsman’ (see Wright). The surname is attested from the late 13th century, although the vocabulary word does not occur before the 15th century.

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


Similar surnames: Arkwright, Wainwright, Boatwright, Wright, Cartright, Seabright

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Cartwright Family Origin

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Cartwright Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Going To School

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cartwright. The most common Cartwright occupation in Canada was Farmer. 34% of Cartwright's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cartwright family was Going To School.

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Cartwright Life Expectancy

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