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Anstey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the dozen places in England called Anstey or Ansty, from Old English anstiga, a compound of an ‘one’ + stig ‘path’, denoting a short stretch of road forking at both ends. The surname is found principally in Somerset and the West Country.

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


Similar surnames: Ansley, Astley, Anstead, Antley, Wansley, Apsey, Tansley, Hansley

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Anstey Family Origin

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Anstey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Cabinet Maker

    10%
  • Cattle Drover

    10%
  • Clerk

    10%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Anstey family was Clerk. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Cattle Drover were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Anstey. The most common Anstey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Anstey's were Farmers.

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Anstey Historical Records

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Anstey Life Expectancy

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