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Hinshaw Name Meaning

Scottish (Lanarkshire): variant of Henshaw .

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

Similar surnames: Hanshaw, Kinlaw, Hinman, Minshew, Hoshaw, Harshaw, Ranshaw, Hinzman

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Where is the Hinshaw family from?

You can see how Hinshaw families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hinshaw family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hinshaw families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 15 Hinshaw families living in Lancashire. This was about 33% of all the recorded Hinshaw's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Hinshaw families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hinshaw surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hinshaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Hinshaw. 100% of Hinshaw women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Hinshaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hinshaw census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hinshaw. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Hinshaw. For the veterans among your Hinshaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hinshaw lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hinshaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hinshaw in 1954 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

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