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Deshaw Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the French topographic name Duchamp, or its plural form Deschamps, meaning ‘of or from the field(s)’ (see Champ). Americanized spelling of Belgian French Dechaux, which comes from the common place name Chaux, or in some cases may represent Déchaux, a nickname from Old French descaus ‘unshod’, ‘barefoot’.

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


Similar surnames: Desha, Dersham, De Hay, Shaw, Upshaw, Deshon, Henshaw, Kershaw

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Deshaw Family Origin

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Deshaw Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Son

    40%

In 1881, the most common Deshaw occupation in Canada was Farmer. 60% of Deshaw's were Farmers. Farmer and Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Deshaw.

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