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Askwith 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: Asquith, Markwith, Smith, Skipwith, With, Keith, Askin, Ashworth

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Askwith Family Origin

Where is the Askwith family from?

Askwith Family Occupations

What did your Askwith ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Askwith occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Askwith's were Farmers. Farmer, Brickmaker and Coke Yard Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Askwith. A less common occupation for the Askwith family was Commercial Traveller.

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  • Farmer

  • Brickmaker

  • Coke Yard Labourer

  • Commercial Traveller


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

Askwith Historical Records

What Askwith family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Askwith. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Askwith 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 724 immigration records available for the last name Askwith. 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 458 military records available for the last name Askwith. For the veterans among your Askwith ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Askwith Life Expectancy

What is the average Askwith lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Askwith life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Askwith in 1966 was 65, and 99 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Askwith

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Askwith 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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