Haworth Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Haworth Name Meaning: Derives from an Anglo-Saxon word 'haga' meaning 'hedge' or 'enclosure' or 'hoh' meaning 'mound'.

A locational surname which probably was taken from the village of 'Howarth' or taken from a village/town with a similar name. May have also been given to someone who lived in a hedge enclosed area.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Haworth Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Haworth family

Profession Census Frequency
Cotton Weaver 344
Weaver 224
Farmer 80
Labourer 77
Independent 52
Female Servant 42
Agricultural Labourer 35
Calico Printer 32
Cotton Spinner 30
Power Loom Weaver 30
Woollen Weaver 29
Piecer 23
Cotton Piecer 21
Carter 19
Coal Miner 19
Stone Mason 19
Grocer 16
Spinner 16
Tearer 15
Cotton Winder 14
Male Servant 13
Printer 13
Worsted Weaver 13
Shoe Maker 12
Weaver Cotton 12

Haworth Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Howarth 71% 92,733
2 Haworth 100% 47,727
3 Howorth 86% 21,441
4 Hawarth 86% 2,354
5 Heworth 86% 596
6 Howerth 71% 170
7 Hewarth 71% 102

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The surname Haworth is the 2nd most popular variant of Howarth.

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