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Deshaw Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the French topographic name Duchamp, or its plural form Deschamps, meaning ‘of or from the field(s)’ (see Champ). Americanized spelling of Belgian French Dechaux, which comes from the common place name Chaux, or in some cases may represent Déchaux, a nickname from Old French descaus ‘unshod’, ‘barefoot’.

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

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Deshaw Family Origin

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Deshaw Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    30%
  • Keeps Gro. Store

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

In 1880, the most common Deshaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Deshaw's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Deshaw family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Keeps Gro. Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deshaw.

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Deshaw Life Expectancy

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