Last name: HENSHAW

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HENSHAW : This last name is indexed 54,499 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HENSHAW : English (Lancashire):: 1: habitational name from Henshaw in Prestbury (Cheshire) from Old English henn ‘hen’ + sceaga ‘copse small wood’.2: habitational name from Henshaw (Northumberland) possibly from the Old Norse personal name Hethinn (genitive Hethinns) + Old English halh ‘nook corner of land’. See Hensell of which Henshaw is sometimes a variant.

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