Ashcraft Family History

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Ashcraft Name Meaning

Altered form of English Ashcroft.

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

Similar surnames: Ashcroft, Thrift, Sarratt, Shera, Sharar, Cracraft, Craft, Raycraft

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Ashcraft Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Ashcraft name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Ashcraft. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Ashcraft Family Origin

Where is the Ashcraft family from?

Ashcraft Family Occupations

What did your Ashcraft ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ashcraft occupation in the UK was Slater. 100% of Ashcraft's were Slaters.

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  • Slater


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

Ashcraft Historical Records

What Ashcraft family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Ashcraft. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ashcraft 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 Ashcraft. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Ashcraft. For the veterans among your Ashcraft ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ashcraft Life Expectancy

What is the average Ashcraft lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Ashcraft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ashcraft in 1942 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ashcraft

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ashcraft 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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