Openshaw Family History

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Openshaw Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Greater Manchester called Openshaw, from Old English open ‘open’ (i.e. not surrounded by a hedge) + sceaga ‘copse’.

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


Similar surnames: Henshaw, Renshaw, Upshaw, Cranshaw, Redshaw, Earnshaw, Kershaw

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Openshaw Family Origin

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Openshaw Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Openshaw occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Openshaw's were Farmers.

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Openshaw Historical Records

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Openshaw Life Expectancy

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Famous Openshaw Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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