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Ashdown Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Ashdon in Essex, Ashdown Forest in East Sussex, or Ashdown in Berkshire (now lost). The first two are named from Old English æscen ‘growing with ash trees’ + dun ‘hill’. The last may be from an Old English personal name Æsc or Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + dun ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Ashton, Aston, Ashford, Ashmore, Abdon, Ashburn, Down, Ashwood

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Ashdown Family Origin

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Ashdown Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Book Keeper

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ashdown. The most common Ashdown occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Ashdown's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ashdown family was Book Keeper.

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Ashdown Historical Records

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Ashdown Life Expectancy

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