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Asby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Asby or Great or Little Asby in Cumbria, named from Old Norse askr ‘ash tree’ + býr ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Ashby, Nasby, Aaby, Canby, Wisby, Carby, Raby, Ostby, Gadsby, Saxby

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Asby Family Origin

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Asby Family Occupations

What did your Asby ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Asby family was Dock Laborer. Agricultural Labourer, Brewers Manager and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Asby. The most common Asby occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 13% of Asby's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    13%
  • Brewers Manager

    13%
  • Bricklayer

    13%
  • Dock Laborer

    13%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Asby ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Asby Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Asby Life Expectancy

What is the average Asby lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Asby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Asby in 1943 was 24, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Asby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Asby 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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