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Ashmore Family History

Ashmore Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of several minor places, generally named from Old English æsc ‘ash’ + mor ‘moor’, ‘marsh’, ‘fen’. In the case of Ashmore in Dorset, however, the early forms show that the second element is Old English mere ‘lake’.

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

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Name Distribution of Ashmore Families

  • Number of Ashmore families
     34 - 66
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ashmore families
     245 - 488
     82 - 244
     1 - 81
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Ashmore families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Ashmore Family Origin

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Ashmore Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Ashmore

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Ashmore Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Ashmore Civil War Service Records

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