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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Belshaw

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Alt. Meaning

B is for beacon, you extend your friendly hand.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

H is for hand, that you always give.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

W is for wisdom, you acquire with age.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Belshaw

Scott was born on July 8th, 1985 in Aghalee.


Cyril was born on December 3rd, 1921 in Sheffield, New Zealand.


He was most prominent from 1966 to 68. Les was born in 1927 in Doncaster. He passed away on February 11th, 2016.



Horace was born on February 9th, 1898 in Wigan. He died on March 20th, 1962.


James Belshaw is a sports team member for the Tamworth F.C.


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Popularity of Belshaw as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Belshaw U.S.
  White 93.69% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.40% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.40% 16.26%

Of Last Name Belshaw

People with the last name Belshaw are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Belshaw

  • How Popular is the name Belshaw? As a last name Belshaw was the 60,505th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Belshaw? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Belshaw was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Belshaw: Your name in reverse order is Wahsleb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Seabwhl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Belshaw? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 333 people with the last name Belshaw.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Belshaw? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Belshaw as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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