Ramshaw Family History

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Ramshaw Name Meaning

English (Northumberland and Durham): either a variant of Renshaw or of Ravenshaw, a habitational name from Ravenshaw in Warwickshire, or a topographic name for someone who lived by the ‘raven wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Ranshaw, Shaw, Bagshaw, Grimshaw, Ramstad, Renshaw, Upshaw, Redshaw

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Ramshaw Family Origin

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Ramshaw Family Occupations

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  • Student

    30%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Dressmaker

    9%
  • Glove-Maker

    9%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ramshaw family was Glove-Maker. Student, Farmer and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ramshaw. The most common Ramshaw occupation in Canada was Student. 30% of Ramshaw's were Students.

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Ramshaw Historical Records

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Ramshaw Life Expectancy

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