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

What did your Cowperthwaite ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • At School

    44%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Clergyman

    6%
  • Labourer

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cowperthwaite ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cowperthwaite Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cowperthwaite. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cowperthwaite census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cowperthwaite. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cowperthwaite. For the veterans among your Cowperthwaite ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cowperthwaite Life Expectancy

What is the average Cowperthwaite lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cowperthwaite ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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