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Deshaw Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the French topographic name Duchamp, or its plural form Deschamps, meaning ‘of or from the field(s)’ (see Champ). Americanized spelling of Belgian French Dechaux, which comes from the common place name Chaux, or in some cases may represent Déchaux, a nickname from Old French descaus ‘unshod’, ‘barefoot’.

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


Similar surnames: Desha, Dersham, De Hay, Shaw, Upshaw, Deshon, Henshaw, Kershaw

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Deshaw Family Origin

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Deshaw Family Occupations

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  • Pauper

    50%
  • Retired Lamplighter

    50%

In 1881, the most common Deshaw occupation in the UK was Pauper. 50% of Deshaw's were Paupers. Pauper and Retired Lamplighter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Deshaw.

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Deshaw Life Expectancy

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