Aspinwall Family History

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Aspinwall Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in the parish of Ormskirk, Lancashire called Aspinwall (also Asmall), from an Old English word æspen ‘growing with aspen trees’ + wæll(a) ‘stream’. There has probably also been some confusion with another Lancashire habitational surname, Aspinhalgh, the second element of which is Old English halh ‘nook’. According to Einar Haugen, the Norwegian family name Asbjørnsen has been assimilated to Aspinwall in America.

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

Similar surnames: Siddall, Sidwell, Tindall, Cornwall, Aspinall, Sandall, Arnall

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Aspinwall Family Origin

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Aspinwall Family Occupations

What did your Aspinwall ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Aspinwall occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 9% of Aspinwall's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Aspinwall family was Grocer. Coal Miner, Farmer and Cotton Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aspinwall.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Cotton Weaver

  • Grocer


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Aspinwall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Aspinwall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aspinwall 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Aspinwall. 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 Aspinwall. For the veterans among your Aspinwall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aspinwall Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Aspinwall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Aspinwall in 1943 was 62, and 78 in 2004.

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