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Robertshaw Name Meaning

English (West Yorkshire): habitational name from a lost place in Heptonstall, West Yorkshire, taking its name from an owner Robert + Middle English shawe ‘copse’ (Old English sceaga). Americanized spelling of French Robichaud.

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


Similar surnames: Redshaw, Renshaw, Kershaw, Openshaw, Habersham, Roberts, Robertson

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Robertshaw Family Origin

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Robertshaw Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Carpenter

    33%

In 1881, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Robertshaw. The most common Robertshaw occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Robertshaw's were Farmers.

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Robertshaw Life Expectancy

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Famous Robertshaw Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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