As Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ji, Lu, Yu, Ku, Li, Wu, Xu, Ko, Fu, He

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As Family Origin

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As Family Occupations

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As Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name As. Like a window into their day-to-day life, As 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 642 immigration records available for the last name As. 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 As. For the veterans among your As ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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As Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your As 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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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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