Thornby Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Thornby Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Thornby family

Profession Census Frequency
Female Servant 5
Independent 4
Agricultural Labourer 4
Weaver 4
Labourer 3
Farmer 3
Brick Maker 3
Collier 2
Cotton Weaver 2
Stocking Maker 2
Ag Labourer 1
Cotton Carder 1
Cotton Dresser 1
Cotton Reeler 1
Cotton Rover 1
Cotton Spinner 1
Dress Maker 1
Lab 1
Mariner 1
Porter 1
Rag Chaper 1
Shop Keeper 1
Smith 1
Cabinet Maker 1
Laundress 1

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