Cranshaw Family History

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Cranshaw Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Cranshaw in Lancashire, named from Old English cran(uc) ‘crane’ + sceaga ‘grove’, ‘thicket’.

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


Similar surnames: Crawshaw, Bradshaw, Renshaw, Grimshaw, Cranston, Bagshaw, Henshaw

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Cranshaw Family Origin

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Cranshaw Family Occupations

What did your Cranshaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cranshaw family was Cotton Yarn Dresser. Housekeeper, Coal Miner and Cotton Sizer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cranshaw. The most common Cranshaw occupation in the UK was Housekeeper. 6% of Cranshaw's were Housekeepers.

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  • Housekeeper

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Cotton Sizer

    2%
  • Cotton Yarn Dresser

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cranshaw ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cranshaw Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Cranshaw ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Cranshaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Cranshaw lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, Cranshaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Cranshaw in 1954 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

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