Ashfield Family History

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Ashfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of numerous places called Ashfield, as for example in Nottinghamshire and Suffolk; these are named from Old English æsc ash + feld ‘open country’.

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

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Ashfield Family Origin

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Ashfield Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeps House

    10%
  • Builder

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeps House and Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ashfield. A less common occupation for the Ashfield family was Keeping House. The most common Ashfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Ashfield's were Farmers.

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Ashfield Historical Records

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Ashfield Life Expectancy

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