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Walkinshaw Family History

Walkinshaw Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from Walkinshaw in Renfrewshire, which was probably named from Old English wealcere ‘fuller’ + sceaga ‘copse’.

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

39,754 Historical Documents with Walkinshaw on Ancestry.com
8,173 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
882 Military Records
1,639 Immigration Records
7,988 Census and Voter Lists
21,072 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Walkinshaw Families

  • Number of Walkinshaw families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Walkinshaw families
     20 - 38
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Walkinshaw families
     64 - 126
     22 - 63
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Walkinshaw Family Origin

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Walkinshaw Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Walkinshaw

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Walkinshaw Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Walkinshaw Civil War Service Records

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