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Origins of the Ashworth surname

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About the Ashworths

We have a total number of 128756 records for people with the last name Ashworth.

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Where do most Ashworths live?

In 1921, most Ashworths lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Ashworths

How common is your surname?

440th most common surname in the UK

We have 116,000 records for the Ashworth surname. The oldest one dates back to 1552.

Who were Ashworths most likely to marry?

Taylors

&

Smiths

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Ashworths.

What are the most common Ashworth first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Ashworths

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

Common Female occupations for Ashworths in 1921
Cotton Weaver

2,667

Weaver Cotton

583

Cotton Winder

513

Weaver

421

Housekeeper

334

Common Male occupations for Ashworths in 1921
Cotton Weaver

1,409

Cotton Spinner

387

Coal Miner

374

Weaver

333

Weaver Cotton

327

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