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
Coal Miner Hewer 22
Living On Own Means 17
Scholar 10
Dress Maker 7
Laundress Wash 7
General Servant Domestic 7
Coal Miner C Hewer 7
Blacksmith 6
Tailoress 6
Housemaid Domestic 6
Coal Hewer 5
House Painter 4
General Labourer 4
House Maid Domestic 4
Brick Layer 4
Carpenter 4
Domestic Servant 4
Iron Pipe Moulder 4
Servant Domestic 4
Barmaid 4
Attending School 3
Black Smith 3
Carter On Farm Agricultural Horse 3
Solicitor 3
Pony Driver At Coal Mine C Below 3

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