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Walkinshaw Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Walkinshaw in Renfrewshire, which was probably named from Old English wealcere ‘fuller’ + sceaga ‘copse’.

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


Similar surnames: Burkinshaw, Walsingham, Walkington, Faulkingham, Willingham, Earnshaw

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Walkinshaw Family Origin

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Walkinshaw Family Occupations

What did your Walkinshaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Walkinshaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Walkinshaw's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Atty. At Law were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walkinshaw. A less common occupation for the Walkinshaw family was Baker.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Atty. At Law

    4%
  • Baker

    4%

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

Walkinshaw Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Walkinshaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Walkinshaw census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Walkinshaw. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Walkinshaw. For the veterans among your Walkinshaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Walkinshaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Walkinshaw lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Walkinshaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Walkinshaw in 1951 was 56, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Walkinshaw

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Walkinshaw ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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