Renshaw (surname)


Renshaw (surname)

Family name
name = Renshaw


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meaning ="Ren-wood"
region =England
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related names =Renshae, Ravenshaw, Rainshaw
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Renshaw is an Olde English locational surname for a village in the area of Prestbury, Cheshire that disappeared before the 17th Century. The suffix "-shaw" means "wood". The earliest variant spelling "Renshae" is dated 1561. Other variants include "Ravenshaw" and "Rainshaw". Renshaw is uncommon as a given name. [cite web |url=http://www.surnamedb.com/surname.aspx?name=Renshaw |title=Surname: Renshaw |publisher=surnamedb.com |accessdate=2008-01-09]

People with the surname include:
* Deborah Renshaw
* Ernest Renshaw
* Jack Renshaw
* Mark Renshaw
* Richard T. Renshaw
* Samuel Renshaw
* William Renshaw (disambiguation)

References

ee also

* Ravenshaw


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