Openshaw Family History

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Openshaw Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Greater Manchester called Openshaw, from Old English open ‘open’ (i.e. not surrounded by a hedge) + sceaga ‘copse’.

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

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Openshaw Family Origin

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Openshaw Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Printer

    7%
  • Works In Mill

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Openshaw family was Works In Mill. Keeping House, Laborer and Printer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Openshaw. The most common Openshaw occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 11% of Openshaw's were Keeping Houses.

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Openshaw Historical Records

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Openshaw Life Expectancy

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