Ashby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in northern and eastern England called Ashby, from Old Norse askr ‘ash’ or the Old Norse personal name Aski + býr ‘farm’.

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

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Ashby Family Origin

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Ashby Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ashby. A less common occupation for the Ashby family was Farm Labourer. The most common Ashby occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Ashby's were Agricultural Labourers.

Source: Census data for Ashby | Data not to scale

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Ashby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Ashby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ashby in 1941 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ashby

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