Goldthwaite Family History
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Goldthwaite Name Meaning
English: habitational name, perhaps from Guilthwaite in South Yorkshire, which is named from Old Norse gil ‘ravine’ + Old Norse þveit ‘clearing’. However, the modern surname is associated with Essex, suggesting some other source, now lost.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Garthwaite, Braithwaite, Crosthwaite, Cowperthwaite, Hebblethwaite