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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

What did your Redshaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, 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. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Redshaw.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    2%

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

Redshaw Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Redshaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Redshaw census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Redshaw. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Redshaw. For the veterans among your Redshaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Redshaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Redshaw lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Redshaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Redshaw in 1962 was 62, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Redshaw

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Redshaw ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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