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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    What are the most common Asher first names?

    William

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    Common jobs for Ashers

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    Commmon female occupations for Ashers in 1921

    Dressmaker

    52

    Domestic Servant

    48

    House Servant

    32

    General Servant

    30

    General Servant Domestic

    24

    Commmon male occupations for Ashers in 1921

    Agricultural Labourer

    100

    Farmer

    48

    General Labourer

    48

    Farm Servant

    45

    Tailor

    43

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