Northway Family History

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Northway Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone living on the north side of a road, from Middle English north ‘north’ + weye ‘way’, ‘path’, ‘road’, or a habitational name from a minor place name of the same origin.

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


Similar surnames: North, Longway, Northey, Northam, Hathaway, Worthy, Norby, Northup

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Northway Family Origin

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Northway Family Occupations

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  • Labrour

    50%
  • Servant

    25%
  • Tailor

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Northway family was Tailor. The most common Northway occupation in Canada was Labrour. 50% of Northway's were Labrours. Labrour and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Northway.

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Northway Historical Records

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Northway Life Expectancy

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