Openshaw Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Openshaw Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Openshaw family

Profession Census Frequency
Cotton Weaver 35
Paper Maker 27
Weaver 23
Cotton Spinner 22
Coal Miner 17
Independent 11
Female Servant 9
Bleacher 8
Cotton Factory 8
Agricultural Labourer 7
Cotton Piecer 7
Collier 7
Labourer 7
Book Keeper 6
Cotton Mill 6
Power Loom Weaver 6
Stone Mason 6
Finisher 4
Mechanic 4
Cotton Winder 3
C Weaver 3
Cotton Dresser 3
Crofter 3
Double Cotton Mill 3
Farmer 3

Openshaw Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Openshaw 100% 10,349
2 Penshaw 88% 142

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The surname Openshaw is the most popular version of all its varients

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