Ashmead Family History

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Ashmead Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Ashmead Green or Ashmead House in Gloucestershire, named from Old English æsc ‘ash’ + m?d ‘meadow’, or a topographic name with the same meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Smead, Ashford, Ashland, Ashwell, Ashley, Ashmore, Ashwood, Ashfield

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Ashmead Family Origin

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Ashmead Family Occupations

What did your Ashmead ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ashmead family was Agrirl Labourer. Labourer, Carpenter and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ashmead. The most common Ashmead occupation in the UK was Labourer. 8% of Ashmead's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laundress

    4%
  • Agrirl Labourer

    2%

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

Ashmead Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ashmead. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ashmead census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Ashmead

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ashmead. 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 Ashmead. For the veterans among your Ashmead ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ashmead Life Expectancy

What is the average Ashmead lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Ashmead life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ashmead in 1961 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ashmead

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ashmead 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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