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

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Goldthwaite Family Origin

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Goldthwaite Family Occupations

What did your Goldthwaite ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Goldthwaite family was Bank Cashier. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goldthwaite. The most common Goldthwaite occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Goldthwaite's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Bank Cashier

    4%

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Goldthwaite Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Goldthwaite. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goldthwaite 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 Goldthwaite. 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 Goldthwaite. For the veterans among your Goldthwaite ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goldthwaite Life Expectancy

What is the average Goldthwaite lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Goldthwaite life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Goldthwaite in 1962 was 58, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goldthwaite

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goldthwaite 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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