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Gawthrop Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from any of several places in West Yorkshire called Gawthrop or Gawthorpe, all of which are named from Old Norse gaukr ‘cuckoo’ + þorp ‘enclosure’ (see Thorpe).

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


Similar surnames: Lathrop, Winthrop, Lothrop, Balthrop, Harrop, Lawton, Garton, Holtrop

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Gawthrop Family Origin

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Gawthrop Family Occupations

What did your Gawthrop ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gawthrop family was Shoemaker. Farmer, Keeping House and Plumber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gawthrop. The most common Gawthrop occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Gawthrop's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Plumber

    6%
  • Shoemaker

    6%

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Gawthrop Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Gawthrop ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Gawthrop Life Expectancy

What is the average Gawthrop lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, Gawthrop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Gawthrop in 1952 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

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