Asby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Asby or Great or Little Asby in Cumbria, named from Old Norse askr ‘ash tree’ + býr ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Ashby, Nasby, Aaby, Canby, Wisby, Carby, Raby, Ostby, Gadsby, Saxby

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Asby Family Origin

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Asby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

In 1880, the most common Asby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Asby's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Asby. A less common occupation for the Asby family was Farm Laborer.

Source: Census data for Asby | Data not to scale

Asby Historical Records

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Asby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Asby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Asby in 1943 was 24, and 64 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Asby

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