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Herringshaw Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, most probably in Lincolnshire or Leicestershire, named with Middle English shaw, Old English skeaga ‘copse’, as its second element.

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


Similar surnames: Henshaw, Harrington, Earnshaw, Hollingshead, Burkinshaw, Leadingham

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Herringshaw Family Origin

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Herringshaw Family Occupations

What did your Herringshaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Herringshaw occupation in the USA was Farming. 33% of Herringshaw's were Farmings. A less common occupation for the Herringshaw family was Painter. Farming, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herringshaw.

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  • Farming

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Painter

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Herringshaw ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Herringshaw Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Herringshaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herringshaw 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Herringshaw. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Herringshaw. For the veterans among your Herringshaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herringshaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Herringshaw lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Herringshaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Herringshaw in 1963 was 58, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herringshaw

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herringshaw ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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