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Burkinshaw Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Birkenshaw in West Yorkshire, named from Old English bircen ‘birches’ + sceaga ‘copse’.

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


Similar surnames: Burkins, Walkinshaw, Grimshaw, Bradshaw, Cranshaw, Renshaw

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Burkinshaw Family Origin

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Burkinshaw Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Laborer

    25%

In 1881, the most common Burkinshaw occupation in Canada was Farmer. 75% of Burkinshaw's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Burkinshaw.

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Burkinshaw Life Expectancy

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