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Ascher Family History

Ascher Name Meaning
German (often Äscher): occupational name for an ashmaker (see Aschenbrenner), from Middle High German escher ‘ashes’.German: topographic name for someone who lived by an ash tree or ash grove, from Middle High German asch ‘ash’ + -er, suffix denoting an inhabitant.German: habitational name from any of the numerous minor places named with the element asch, including Ascha, Aschach, Aschau.Jewish (Ashkenazic): see Asher.

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

30,861 Historical Documents with Ascher on Ancestry.com
9,769 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,530 Military Records
3,581 Immigration Records
7,148 Census and Voter Lists
6,833 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Ascher Families

  • Number of Ascher families
     32 - 62
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ascher families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Ascher families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Ascher Family Origin

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Ascher Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Ascher

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Ascher Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Ascher census records

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Ascher Civil War Service Records

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