Ashworth Family History

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Ashworth Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from any of various places called Ashworth, in Lancashire and elsewhere, from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + wor{dh} ‘enclosed settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Ashford, Worth, Ashmore, Rushworth, Cudworth, Dilworth, Walworth

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Ashworth Family Origin

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Ashworth Family Occupations

What did your Ashworth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ashworth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Ashworth's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ashworth family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ashworth.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ashworth ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ashworth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ashworth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ashworth 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ashworth. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ashworth. For the veterans among your Ashworth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ashworth Life Expectancy

What is the average Ashworth lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Ashworth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ashworth in 1941 was 33, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ashworth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ashworth ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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