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Ashmore Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several minor places, generally named from Old English æsc ‘ash’ + mor ‘moor’, ‘marsh’, ‘fen’. In the case of Ashmore in Dorset, however, the early forms show that the second element is Old English mere ‘lake’.

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


Similar surnames: Cashmore, Passmore, Ashford, Shore, Rushmore, Cudmore, Ashdown

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Ashmore Family Origin

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Ashmore Family Occupations

What did your Ashmore ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ashmore. 23% of Ashmore men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Ashmore women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ashmore were Truck Driver and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Stenographer
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ashmore Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 60,000 census records available for the last name Ashmore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ashmore census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Ashmore. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Ashmore. For the veterans among your Ashmore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ashmore Life Expectancy

What is the average Ashmore lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Ashmore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ashmore in 1941 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

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