Astle Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire called Astle, from Old English east ‘east’ + hyll ‘hill’. There may also have been some confusion with Asthall and Astley. German: variant of Ast(e)l, probably a nickname for a crude person, from Middle High German ast ‘branch’, ‘bough’, ‘knot’.

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

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Astle Family Origin

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Astle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Engraver

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Astle. The most common Astle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Astle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Astle family was Engraver.

Source: Census data for Astle | Data not to scale

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Astle Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Astle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Astle in 1953 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Astle

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