Last name: THWAITES

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THWAITES : This last name is indexed 26,214 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

THWAITES : English: from the northern English placename Thwaite (Old Norse thveit ‘meadow paddock’) + plural or post-medieval excrescent -s. The plural form is found in several placenames including Thwaites in Keighley (Yorkshire) which is a principal source of the surname.

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