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Robertshaw Name Meaning

English (West Yorkshire): habitational name from a lost place in Heptonstall, West Yorkshire, taking its name from an owner Robert + Middle English shawe ‘copse’ (Old English sceaga). Americanized spelling of French Robichaud.

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


Similar surnames: Redshaw, Renshaw, Kershaw, Openshaw, Habersham, Roberts, Robertson

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Robertshaw Family Origin

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Robertshaw Family Occupations

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  • Works In Cotton Mill

    13%
  • Bank Clerk

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Furniture Dealer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Robertshaw occupation in the USA was Works In Cotton Mill. 13% of Robertshaw's were Works In Cotton Mills. A less common occupation for the Robertshaw family was Furniture Dealer. Works In Cotton Mill, Bank Clerk and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Robertshaw.

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Robertshaw Historical Records

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Robertshaw Life Expectancy

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