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Bradshaw Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places called Bradshaw, for example in Lancashire and West Yorkshire, from Old English brad ‘broad’ + sceaga ‘thicket’.

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


Similar surnames: Brayshaw, Bradham, Crawshaw, Redshaw, Cranshaw, Bagshaw, Braham

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Bradshaw Family Origin

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Bradshaw Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • School

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Servant

    4%

In 1881, the most common Bradshaw occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Bradshaw's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bradshaw family was Servant. Farmer, School and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bradshaw.

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Bradshaw Historical Records

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Bradshaw Life Expectancy

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