Asper Family History

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Asper Name Meaning

South German, Austrian, Swiss, and Norwegian: topographic name for someone living by aspen trees, from Middle High German aspe, or a habitational name from a place named with this word. Compare Asp.

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


Similar surnames: Aspen, Asker, Asher, Esper, Ascher, Hasper, Acker, Auer, Easter

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Asper Family Origin

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Asper Family Occupations

What did your Asper ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Asper. 9% of Asper men worked as a builders Labourer and 32% of Asper women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Asper were Engineers Fitter Ship and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • builders Labourer
    9%
  • Cutter Failor
    9%
  • Electrician
    9%
  • Engineers Fitter Ship
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    32%
  • Cotton Weaver
    16%
  • Confectioner Sugar
    6%
  • Domestic Duties
    6%

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

Asper Historical Records

What Asper family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Asper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Asper 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 Asper

Passenger List

There are 746 immigration records available for the last name Asper. 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 Asper. For the veterans among your Asper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Asper Life Expectancy

What is the average Asper lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Asper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Asper in 1949 was 32, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Asper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Asper 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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