Astin Family History

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Astin Name Meaning

English: from a reduced form of the Anglo-Norman French personal name Asketin, a diminutive of Old Norse Ásketill, composed of the elements áss ‘god’ + ketill ‘kettle’, ‘helmet’ (see Haskell, Askin).

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

Similar surnames: Askin, Bastin, Aslin, Austin, Hasting, Haskin, Aston, Autin, Sartin

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Astin Family Origin

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Astin Family Occupations

What did your Astin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Astin occupation in the UK was Cotton Weaver. 10% of Astin's were Cotton Weavers. A less common occupation for the Astin family was Housekeeper. Cotton Weaver, Farmer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Astin.

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  • Cotton Weaver

  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Housekeeper


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

Astin Historical Records

What Astin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Astin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Astin 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 Astin. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Astin. For the veterans among your Astin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Astin Life Expectancy

What is the average Astin lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Astin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Astin in 1953 was 67, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Astin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Astin 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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