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Asp Family History

Asp Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from asp ‘aspen tree’. Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named with asp ‘aspen tree’. German and English: topographic name from Middle High German aspe, Middle English aspe ‘aspen tree’. English: habitational name from a minor place named with Old English æspe, æpse ‘aspen tree’ (see Apps).

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

Similar surnames: Ask, Ash, Ast, Rasp, Ahl, Ahr, Sas, Gast, Kamp, Aue

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Where is the Asp family from?

You can see how Asp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Asp family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Asp families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 31 Asp families living in Minnesota. This was about 26% of all the recorded Asp's in the USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Asp families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Asp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Asp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Asp. 19% of Asp men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Asp women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Asp were Salesman and Nurse.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Housework
  • Saleslady
  • Nurse
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Asp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Asp census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Asp. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Asp. For the veterans among your Asp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Asp lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Asp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Asp in 1950 was 45, and 70 in 2004.

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