Asta Family History

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Asta Name Meaning

habitational name from a place in Sicily called Asta. perhaps also from a medieval byname, either a short form of Astancollo (from asta in collo ‘lance in neck’), or directly from asta ‘lance’.

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


Similar surnames: Basta, Kasza, Ast, Aita, Bast, Nasta, Asa, Kast, Festa, Hast

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Asta Family Origin

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Asta Family Occupations

What did your Asta ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Fruit Store and Works In Tea House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Asta. The most common Asta occupation in the USA was Fruit Store. 50% of Asta's were Fruit Stores.

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  • Fruit Store

    50%
  • Works In Tea House

    50%

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

Asta Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Asta Life Expectancy

What is the average Asta lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Asta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Asta in 1944 was 47, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Asta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Asta 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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