Ainsley Family History

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Ainsley Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Ainslie.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ansley, Insley, Kinsley, Hinsley, Baisley, Linley, Linsey, Lingley

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Ainsley Family Origin

Where is the Ainsley family from?

Ainsley Family Occupations

What did your Ainsley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ainsley occupation in Canada was Farmer. 15% of Ainsley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ainsley family was Apprentice. Farmer, Fisherman and Store Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ainsley.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Fisherman

    15%
  • Store Clerk

    10%
  • Apprentice

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ainsley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ainsley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ainsley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ainsley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ainsley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ainsley. For the veterans among your Ainsley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ainsley Life Expectancy

What is the average Ainsley lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Ainsley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Ainsley in 1961 was 65, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ainsley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ainsley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Ainsley Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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