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Oenshaw Family History

Oenshaw Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Henshaw, Renshaw, Openshaw, Kershaw, Deshaw, Redshaw, Hanshaw

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Where is the Oenshaw family from?

You can see how Oenshaw families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oenshaw family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Oenshaw family living in Missouri. This was 100% of all the recorded Oenshaw's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Oenshaw families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oenshaw surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Oenshaw ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Oenshaw ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 1 census records available for the last name Oenshaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oenshaw 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Oenshaw. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Oenshaw. For the veterans among your Oenshaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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