Kershaw Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Kirkshaw in the parish of Rochdale, Lancashire, so named from northern Middle English kirk ‘church’ + shaw ‘grove’. There are two minor places in West Yorkshire called Kershaw, which may be of the same origin and may also lie behind the surname, but on the other hand they may themselves derive from the surname. In some cases the name may be topographic for someone who lived near the ‘church grove’.

List of People with Surname Kershaw

In accordance with our records, there are a total of 1,929 people with the surname Kershaw. Among these people surnamed Kershaw, there are nearly 427 unique names, with an average of 4 people having the same name. Michael Kershaw, Richard Kershaw and Robert Kershaw are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Kershaw, with 30, 30 and 30 people respectively.

Additionally, Our findings indicate that California has the highest number of people surnamed Kershaw, with a total of 154 people, and there are a total of 117 unique names among these people. Pennsylvania is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Kershaw, with a total of 126 people and an average of 99 unique names.