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Origins of the Asbey surname

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About the Asbeys

We have a total number of 285 records for people with the last name Asbey.

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Where do most Asbeys live?

In 1921, most Asbeys lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Asbeys

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 263 records for the Asbey surname. The oldest one dates back to 1890.

Who were Asbeys most likely to marry?

Percers

&

Gibbses

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Asbeys.

What are the most common Asbey first names?

  • John
  • Robert George
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Asbeys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Asbeys in 1921
Dressmaker

3

Farmers Daughter

2

House Serv

2

No Occupation

2

Plaiter

2

Common Male occupations for Asbeys in 1921
Carpenter

3

Bricklayers Labourer

2

Dyer & Cleaner

2

Able Seaman

1

Accountant & Surveyor

1

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