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Asbury Name Meaning

habitational name from Astbury in Cheshire, named from Old English east ‘east’ + byrig, dative of burh ‘manor’, ‘fortified place’. from either of two places, in Oxfordshire and Devon, named Ashbury, from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + byrig.

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


Similar surnames: Astbury, Albury, Alsbury, Bury, Marbury, Banbury, Hanbury, Amesbury

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Asbury Family Origin

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Asbury Family Occupations

What did your Asbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Asbury family was Farm Laborer. The most common Asbury occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Asbury's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Asbury.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Asbury Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Asbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Asbury 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 Asbury. 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 Asbury. For the veterans among your Asbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Asbury Life Expectancy

What is the average Asbury lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Asbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Asbury in 1943 was 65, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Asbury

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Asbury 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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