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Shaw Surname Origin

(Origin Scotch) A lawn, a plain surrounded by trees, or an open space between woods.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.




Shaw  Surname Meaning and Family Facts

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Whenever there's a will, you'll see an heir loom.




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