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Alsbury Name Meaning

English: evidently a habitational name, perhaps from Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, which is named from an unattested Old English personal name Ægel + Old English byrig, dative case of burh ‘fort’.

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


Similar surnames: Asbury, Malsbury, Albury, Amesbury, Banbury, Salisbury, Astbury

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Where is the Alsbury family from?

You can see how Alsbury families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Alsbury family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Alsbury families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Alsbury family living in Illinois. This was about 50% of all the recorded Alsbury's in the USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Alsbury families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Alsbury surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Alsbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Alsbury. 50% of Alsbury men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Miner
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Alsbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alsbury census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 195 immigration records available for the last name Alsbury. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 583 military records available for the last name Alsbury. For the veterans among your Alsbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Alsbury lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Alsbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Alsbury in 1959 was 36, and 82 in 2004.

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