Anstead Family History

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Anstead Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Anstett. English: of uncertain derivation; perhaps a variant of Hampstead, a habitational name for someone from Hampstead in Greater London, Hampstead Norreys or Hampstead Marshall in Berkshire, or either of two places called Hamstead, in the West Midlands and the Isle of Wight. All are named as ‘the homestead’, from Old English ham-stede.

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

Similar surnames: Umstead, Winstead, Anstey, Ansted, Halstead, Stead, Austad, Anstett

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Anstead Family Origin

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Anstead Family Occupations

What did your Anstead ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Anstead. 3% of Anstead men worked as a Gardener and 59% of Anstead women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Anstead were French Polisher and Hairdresser

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Gardener
  • Railway Clerk
  • Constructional Steel Erector
  • French Polisher

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Household Duties
  • Domestic Worker
  • Hairdresser

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Anstead Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Anstead. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Anstead 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 448 immigration records available for the last name Anstead. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Anstead. For the veterans among your Anstead ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Anstead Life Expectancy

What is the average Anstead lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Anstead life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Anstead in 1962 was 58, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Anstead

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Anstead ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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