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Thwaite Surname Origin

(Locality). A piece of ground cleared of wood, from the Anglo-Saxon thweotan, to cut. In some places in England the word signifies a rivulet; marshy ground; also, a meadow.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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