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
Scholar 228
Coal Miner 27
General Servant 15
General Labourer 9
Domestic Servant 9
Iron Moulder 8
Blacksmith 7
Labourer 7
Dress Maker 7
Tailor 7
No Occupation 6
Laundress 6
Agricultural Labourer 6
Nail Maker 6
School 6
Carpenter 5
Bricklayer 4
Farm Labourer 4
Iron Worker 4
Servant 4
Farm Servant Indoor 4
General Domestic Servant 3
Grocer Assistant 3
Tailoress 3
Game Keeper 3

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