Shrewsbury Family History
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Shrewsbury Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Shrewsbury in Shropshire, which is named from an ancient district name derived from Old English scrobb ‘scrub’, ‘brushwood’, + Old English byrig, dative case of burh ‘fortified place’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Amesbury, Marksbury, Tewksbury, Sainsbury, Alsbury, Salisbury, Asbury