Astbury Family History

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Astbury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Astbury in Cheshire, named from Old English east ‘east’ + burh ‘manor’, ‘stronghold’ (dative byrig).

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

Similar surnames: Asbury, Albury, Westbury, Alsbury, Eastburn, Marbury, Sudbury

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Astbury Family Origin

Where is the Astbury family from?

Astbury Family Occupations

What did your Astbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Astbury occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Astbury's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Astbury. A less common occupation for the Astbury family was Annuitant.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Annuitant


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

Astbury Historical Records

What Astbury family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Astbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Astbury 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Astbury. 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 Astbury. For the veterans among your Astbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Astbury Life Expectancy

What is the average Astbury lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Astbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Astbury in 1963 was 68, and 92 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Astbury

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Astbury 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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