Askness Family History

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Askness Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Harkness, Likness, Osness, Axness, Kness, Anness, Arness, Asker, Ness

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Askness Family Origin

Where is the Askness family from?

Askness Family Occupations

What did your Askness ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Askness occupation in Canada was Cloth Finisher. 50% of Askness's were Cloth Finishers. Cloth Finisher and Weaver were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Askness.

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  • Cloth Finisher

  • Weaver


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

Askness Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12 census records available for the last name Askness. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Askness 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 immigration records available for the last name Askness. 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 Askness. For the veterans among your Askness ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Askness Life Expectancy

What is the average Askness lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Askness 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Askness

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