Ashwood Family History

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Ashwood Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Staffordshire named Ashwood, from Old English æsc ‘ash’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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

Similar surnames: Ashford, Armwood, Eastwood, Watwood, Heywood, Haywood, Elwood

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Ashwood Family Origin

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Ashwood Family Occupations

What did your Ashwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ashwood. 3% of Ashwood men worked as a General Labourer and 50% of Ashwood women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ashwood were Factory Shear Cutter and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Colliery Banksman Above Ground
  • Dairy Farmer
  • Factory Shear Cutter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Unpaid
  • Household Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ashwood Historical Records

What Ashwood family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Ashwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ashwood 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 Ashwood

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ashwood. 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 992 military records available for the last name Ashwood. For the veterans among your Ashwood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ashwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Ashwood lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Ashwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Ashwood in 1944 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ashwood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ashwood 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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