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Hanshaw Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Henshaw. Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Handschuh.

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


Similar surnames: Hanshew, Harshaw, Ranshaw, Hinshaw, Latshaw, Bashaw, Hashman, Harsha

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Hanshaw Family Origin

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Hanshaw Family Occupations

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  • Carman

    17%
  • Laundress

    8%
  • Boot Maker

    4%
  • Coachman

    4%

In 1881, the most common Hanshaw occupation in the UK was Carman. 17% of Hanshaw's were Carmans. Carman, Laundress and Boot Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hanshaw. A less common occupation for the Hanshaw family was Coachman.

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Hanshaw Historical Records

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Hanshaw Life Expectancy

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