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Thackeray Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Thackray in the parish of Great Timble, West Yorkshire, now submerged in Fewston reservoir. It was named with Old Norse þak ‘thatching’, ‘reeds’ + (v)rá ‘nook’, ‘corner’.

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


Similar surnames: Thacker, Harker, Hackney, Thackery, Blackerby, Hackman, Haverly

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Thackeray Family Origin

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Thackeray Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Farmer Son

    20%

In 1881, the most common Thackeray occupation in Canada was Farmer. 80% of Thackeray's were Farmers. Farmer and Farmer Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Thackeray.

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Thackeray Historical Records

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Thackeray Life Expectancy

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