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Shallcross Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named after an ancient stone cross in the High Peak forest of Derbyshire, in the parish of Chapel en le Frith, known as the Shackelcross. The first element in this name appears to be from Old English sceacol ‘chain’, ‘bond’, perhaps denoting a cross to which penitents could be fettered.

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


Similar surnames: Holycross, Norcross, Cross, Chalcraft, Hallows, Sharrock, Pallares

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Shallcross Family Origin

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Shallcross Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Waterman

    4%
  • Carter

    3%

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

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