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Origins of the Ashurst surname

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We have a total number of 12529 records for people with the last name Ashurst.

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Where do most Ashursts live?

In 1921, most Ashursts lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Ashursts

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We have 11,800 records for the Ashurst surname. The oldest one dates back to 1587.

Who were Ashursts most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Ashurst first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Ashursts

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

Common Female occupations for Ashursts in 1921
Cotton Weaver

73

Weaver

29

Cotton Spinner

28

Cotton Reeler

25

Domestic Servant

25

Common Male occupations for Ashursts in 1921
Coal Miner

274

Coal Miner Hewer

151

Collier

71

Nail Maker

32

Coal Hewer

29

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