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Ansted Family History

Ansted Name Meaning

German: variant of Anstett. English: variant of Anstead.

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


Similar surnames: Anstead, Austen, Aster, Auster, Anstey, Halsted, Anstett, Ansel

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Where is the Ansted family from?

You can see how Ansted families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ansted family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Ansted families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Ansted families living in New York. This was about 60% of all the recorded Ansted's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Ansted families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ansted surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ansted ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and House Hold were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ansted. 36% of Ansted men worked as a Laborer.

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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

  • Laborer
    36%
  • Truck Driver
    30%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Sawing
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Hold
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ansted. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ansted 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 210 immigration records available for the last name Ansted. 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 291 military records available for the last name Ansted. For the veterans among your Ansted ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ansted lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ansted life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ansted in 1954 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

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