Amesbury Family History

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Amesbury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Wiltshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Ambresberie, from an unattested Old English personal name Ambre + Old English byrig, dative case of burh ‘fortified place’.

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


Similar surnames: Alsbury, Asbury, Marksbury, Sainsbury, Salisbury, Westbury, Malsbury

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Amesbury Family Origin

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Amesbury Family Occupations

What did your Amesbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Clerk In Store and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Amesbury. A less common occupation for the Amesbury family was Laborer. The most common Amesbury occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Amesbury's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Clerk In Store

    14%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

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

Amesbury Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Amesbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amesbury 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Amesbury. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Amesbury. For the veterans among your Amesbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amesbury Life Expectancy

What is the average Amesbury lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Amesbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Amesbury in 1963 was 53, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amesbury

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amesbury 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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