Capshaw Family History

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Capshaw Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Perhaps a habitational name from Cadshaw near Blackburn, Lancashire, although the surname is not found in England.

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


Similar surnames: Crawshaw, Cranshaw, Lapham, Bagshaw, Harshaw, Upshaw, Ramshaw

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Capshaw Family Origin

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Capshaw Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Capshaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Capshaw's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Capshaw. A less common occupation for the Capshaw family was Farming.

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Capshaw Historical Records

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Capshaw Life Expectancy

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