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Redshaw Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name, perhaps from Radshaw Gill in Fewston, West Yorkshire, named with Old English read ‘red’ + sceaga ‘copse’.

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


Similar surnames: Renshaw, Kershaw, Bradshaw, Henshaw, Shaw, Grimshaw, Bagshaw, Upshaw

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Redshaw Family Origin

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Redshaw Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Redshaw. The most common Redshaw occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Redshaw's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Redshaw family was Labourer.

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Redshaw Historical Records

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Redshaw Life Expectancy

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