Origins of the Asher surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 32North West 4Isle of ManYorkshire 92East Midlands 289West Midlands 46East 72London 185South East 125South West 43South Wales 12Mid Wales 3West WalesNorth Wales 6Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Ashers lived in east-midlands

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    Common jobs for Ashers

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    Commmon female occupations for Ashers in 1921



    Domestic Servant


    House Servant


    General Servant


    General Servant Domestic


    Commmon male occupations for Ashers in 1921

    Agricultural Labourer




    General Labourer


    Farm Servant




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