Bagshaw Family History

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Bagshaw Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place so named in Derbyshire. The first element of the place name is either the Old English personal name Bacga or an unattested Old English word, bagga, for a ‘bag-shaped’ animal (probably the badger); the second is Old English sceaga ‘copse’.

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

Similar surnames: Henshaw, Shaw, Upshaw, Basham, Balstad, Bradshaw, Barstow, Ramshaw

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Bagshaw Family Origin

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Bagshaw Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Confectioner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bagshaw. The most common Bagshaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Bagshaw's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bagshaw family was Brakes On R. R..

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Confectioner

  • Brakes On R. R.


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Bagshaw Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 42,000 census records available for the last name Bagshaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bagshaw 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Bagshaw. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Bagshaw. For the veterans among your Bagshaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bagshaw Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Bagshaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Bagshaw in 1960 was 42, and 68 in 2004.

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