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Ashland Name Meaning

English and Scottish: topographic or habitational name for residence on or near land covered with ash trees. There are minor places called Ashland(s) in Hampshire and Leicestershire, Staffordshire, and Galloway. Asland, a river name in Lancashire, refers to the lower reaches of what is more generally known as the Douglas river. It is named from Old Norse askr ‘ash’ + Old English lanu ‘lane’. Americanized form of Norwegian Ask(e)land (see Askeland). Probably an Americanized form of the common French Canadian name Asselin. Compare Ashline.

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

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Ashland Family Origin

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Ashland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Coffee House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ashland family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Coffee House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ashland. The most common Ashland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Ashland's were Farmers.

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