Burkinshaw Family History

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Burkinshaw Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Birkenshaw in West Yorkshire, named from Old English bircen ‘birches’ + sceaga ‘copse’.

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


Similar surnames: Burkins, Walkinshaw, Grimshaw, Bradshaw, Cranshaw, Renshaw

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Burkinshaw Family Origin

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Burkinshaw Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    13%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • File Cutter

    5%
  • Dressmaker

    3%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and File Cutter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burkinshaw. A less common occupation for the Burkinshaw family was Dressmaker. The most common Burkinshaw occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 13% of Burkinshaw's were Coal Miners.

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Burkinshaw Historical Records

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Burkinshaw Life Expectancy

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