Amsden Family History

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Amsden Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name, from a reduced form of the Oxfordshire place name Ambrosden, which is composed of an Old English personal name Ambre + Old English dun ‘hill’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Ramsden, Alden, Lumsden, Gadsden, Ramson, Aspen, Olden, Marsden

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Amsden Family Origin

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Amsden Family Occupations

What did your Amsden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Merchant, Accountant and Boot Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Amsden. The most common Amsden occupation in the UK was Coal Merchant. 13% of Amsden's were Coal Merchants. A less common occupation for the Amsden family was Boot Seller.

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  • Coal Merchant

  • Accountant

  • Boot Maker

  • Boot Seller


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Amsden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Amsden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amsden census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Amsden. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Amsden. For the veterans among your Amsden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amsden Life Expectancy

What is the average Amsden lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Amsden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Amsden in 1953 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amsden

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