Ramshaw Family History

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Ramshaw Name Meaning

English (Northumberland and Durham): either a variant of Renshaw or of Ravenshaw, a habitational name from Ravenshaw in Warwickshire, or a topographic name for someone who lived by the ‘raven wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Ranshaw, Shaw, Bagshaw, Grimshaw, Ramstad, Renshaw, Upshaw, Redshaw

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Ramshaw Family Origin

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Ramshaw Family Occupations

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

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Coal Miner

    22%
  • Farm & Coal Miner

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%

In 1880, Laborer, Coal Miner and Farm & Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ramshaw. The most common Ramshaw occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Ramshaw's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Ramshaw family was Farmer.

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Ramshaw Historical Records

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Ramshaw Life Expectancy

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