Asquith Family History

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Asquith Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a village in North Yorkshire named Askwith, from Old Norse askr ‘ash tree’ + vi{dh}r ‘wood’.

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

Similar surnames: Suit, Smith, Squire, Baruth, Ledwith, Aquino, South, Stith, Anguish

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Asquith Family Origin

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Asquith Family Occupations

What did your Asquith ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner , Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Asquith. The most common Asquith occupation in the UK was Coal Miner . 4% of Asquith's were Coal Miner s. A less common occupation for the Asquith family was Blanket Weaver.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Blanket Weaver


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

Asquith Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Asquith. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Asquithcensus 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Asquith. 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 Asquith. For the veterans among your Asquith ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Asquith Life Expectancy

What is the average Asquith lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Asquith life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Asquith in 1957 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Asquith

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Asquith 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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