Earnshaw Family History
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Earnshaw Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire, named in Old English as ‘eagle’s nook’ or ‘Earn’s nook’, from Old English halh ‘nook’ (see Hale). Earn is the Old English word meaning ‘eagle’; it is also found as a personal name.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bagshaw, Henshaw, Renshaw, Shaw, Cranshaw, Openshaw, Kershaw, Farnham