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Redshaw Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name, perhaps from Radshaw Gill in Fewston, West Yorkshire, named with Old English read ‘red’ + sceaga ‘copse’.

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


Similar surnames: Renshaw, Kershaw, Bradshaw, Henshaw, Shaw, Grimshaw, Bagshaw, Upshaw

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Redshaw Family Origin

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Redshaw Family Occupations

What did your Redshaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Redshaw family was Paper Box Manufacturer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Redshaw. The most common Redshaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Redshaw's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    22%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Paper Box Manufacturer

    11%

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Redshaw Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Redshaw ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Redshaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Redshaw lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, Redshaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Redshaw in 1962 was 62, and 65 in 2004.

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