Shakespeare Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Shakespeare Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Shakespeare family

Profession Census Frequency
Independent 11
Nailor 10
Female Servant 8
Agricultural Labourer 7
Labourer 6
Farmer 5
Male Servant 4
Blacksmith 4
Coal Miner Miner Miner 4
Engineer 3
Tailor 3
Coal Miner 3
Miner 3
Ribbon Weaver Journeyman 3
Pupil 2
Wood Carver 2
Shop Man 1
Tailor Journeyman 1
Warehouseman 1
Fruiterer 1
Pudler 1
Clerk 1
Iron Roller 1
Pensioner Game Keeper 1
Charwoman 1

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