Cavendish Family History

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Cavendish Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Suffolk named Cavendish, from an Old English byname Cafna (meaning ‘bold’, ‘daring’) + Old English edisc ‘enclosed pasture’.

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


Similar surnames: Standish, Lavender, Avendano, Papendick, Candia, Cabaniss, Abundis

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Cavendish Family Origin

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Cavendish Family Occupations

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  • Collar Maker

    50%
  • Pensioner

    50%

In 1881, Collar Maker and Pensioner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cavendish. The most common Cavendish occupation in Canada was Collar Maker. 50% of Cavendish's were Collar Makers.

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Cavendish Historical Records

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Cavendish Life Expectancy

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