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Ashby Family History

Ashby Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in northern and eastern England called Ashby, from Old Norse askr ‘ash’ or the Old Norse personal name Aski + býr ‘farm’.

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

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Name Distribution of Ashby Families

  • Number of Ashby families
     142 - 281
     48 - 141
     1 - 47
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ashby families
     431 - 859
     144 - 430
     1 - 143
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Ashby families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Ashby Family Origin

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Ashby Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Ashby

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Ashby Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Ashby census records

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Ashby Civil War Service Records

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