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Ashley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in southern and central England named Ashley, from Old English æsc ‘ash’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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Ashley Family Origin

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Ashley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ashley family was Farming. The most common Ashley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Ashley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ashley.

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Ashley Historical Records

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Ashley Life Expectancy

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Famous Ashley Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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