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

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Clerk In Store

    14%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

In 1880, the most common Amesbury occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Amesbury's were Farmers. 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.

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Amesbury Historical Records

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Amesbury Life Expectancy

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