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Renshaw Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Renishaw in Derbyshire, named from the Middle English personal name Reynold + shawe ‘copse’. The name is still found chiefly in Derbyshire, South Yorkshire, and Lancashire.

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

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Renshaw Family Origin

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Renshaw Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Renshaw family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Renshaw. The most common Renshaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Renshaw's were Farmers.

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Renshaw Historical Records

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Renshaw Life Expectancy

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