Ashenfelter Family History

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Ashenfelter Name Meaning

Respelling of German Eschenfelder, a topographic name for someone living by an ash tree or ash wood in open country, from Middle High German esche ‘ash’ + feld ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Frownfelter, Weidenfeller, Aschenbrenner, Hendler, Schoenwetter

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Ashenfelter Family Origin

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Ashenfelter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ashenfelter. A less common occupation for the Ashenfelter family was Farm Laborer. The most common Ashenfelter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Ashenfelter's were Farmers.

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Ashenfelter Historical Records

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Ashenfelter Life Expectancy

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