Last name: KERSHAW

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KERSHAW : This last name is indexed 99,389 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

KERSHAW : English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name probably from Kershaw in Middleton (Lancashire) named as ‘church wood’ (Old Norse kirkja ‘church’ + Old English sceaga ‘small wood copse’). There are two minor places in Yorkshire called Kershaw which may have been named after families bearing the Lancashire surname.

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