Ashbrook Family History

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Ashbrook Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire, recorded in Domesday Book as Estbroce, from Old English east + broc ‘nook’. In some instances, the surname may be a literal translation of German Eschbach.

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

Similar surnames: Lashbrook, Holbrook, Westbrook, Seabrook, Ashwood, Benbrook, Brook

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Ashbrook Family Origin

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Ashbrook Family Occupations

What did your Ashbrook ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ashbrook occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Ashbrook's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ashbrook family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ashbrook.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Carpenter


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Ashbrook Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ashbrook Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Ashbrook life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ashbrook in 1959 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ashbrook 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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