Renshaw Family History

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Renshaw Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Renishaw in Derbyshire, named from the Middle English personal name Reynold + shawe ‘copse’. The name is still found chiefly in Derbyshire, South Yorkshire, and Lancashire.

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


Similar surnames: Henshaw, Redshaw, Kershaw, Grimshaw, Openshaw, Cranshaw, Benham

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Renshaw Family Origin

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Renshaw Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Renshaw family was Farmer. The most common Renshaw occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Renshaw's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Renshaw.

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Renshaw Historical Records

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Renshaw Life Expectancy

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