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Origins of the Upshaw surname

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About the Upshaws

We have a total number of 242 records for people with the last name Upshaw.

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Where do most Upshaws live?

In 1921, most Upshaws lived in East.


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Interesting facts about Upshaws

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 172 records for the Upshaw surname. The oldest one dates back to 1919.

Who were Upshaws most likely to marry?

Joneses

&

Smiths

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What are the most common Upshaw first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Upshaws

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Upshaws in 1921
Dressmaker

2

Nurse

2

Domestic Servant

1

Dress Maker

1

Farm Labourer

1

Common Male occupations for Upshaws in 1921
Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

11

Farm Hands

9

General Farmers

6

Attendants

4

Salespersons

4

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