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Walkinshaw Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Walkinshaw in Renfrewshire, which was probably named from Old English wealcere ‘fuller’ + sceaga ‘copse’.

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


Similar surnames: Burkinshaw, Walsingham, Walkington, Faulkingham, Willingham, Earnshaw

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Walkinshaw Family Origin

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Walkinshaw Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • School

    11%
  • Son

    11%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Walkinshaw family was Carpenter. Farmer, School and Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walkinshaw. The most common Walkinshaw occupation in Canada was Farmer. 22% of Walkinshaw's were Farmers.

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Walkinshaw Historical Records

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Walkinshaw Life Expectancy

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