Shanks Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Shanks Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Shanks family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 20
Female Servant 17
Male Servant 10
Independent 9
Farmer 9
Labourer 5
Coal Miner 5
Laundrefs 4
Cotton Weaver 3
Butcher 3
Publican 3
Linen Weaver 3
Shoe Maker 2
Waterman 2
Soldier 2
Cotton Hand Loom 2
Coach Maker 2
Laundress 2
Leather Dyer 2
Weaver 2
Dyer Journeyman 1
Gardener 1
Gigyer 1
House Keeper 1
Inmate 1

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