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

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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.

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  • Housekeeper

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Cotton Sizer

    2%
  • Cotton Yarn Dresser

    2%

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

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Cranshaw Historical Records

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Cranshaw Life Expectancy

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