Cowperthwaite Family History

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Cowperthwaite Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Copperthwaite in North Yorkshire, which is named with Middle English coupere ‘maker of wooden buckets and tubs’ + thweit ‘clearing’ (from Old Norse þveit).

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


Similar surnames: Satterthwaite, Goldthwaite, Crosthwaite, Hebblethwaite, Braithwaite

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Cowperthwaite Family Origin

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Cowperthwaite Family Occupations

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  • At School

    44%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Clergyman

    6%
  • Labourer

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cowperthwaite family was Labourer. At School, Farmer and Clergyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cowperthwaite. The most common Cowperthwaite occupation in Canada was At School. 44% of Cowperthwaite's were At Schools.

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Cowperthwaite Historical Records

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Cowperthwaite Life Expectancy

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