Amesbury Family History

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Amesbury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Wiltshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Ambresberie, from an unattested Old English personal name Ambre + Old English byrig, dative case of burh ‘fortified place’.

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

Similar surnames: Alsbury, Asbury, Marksbury, Sainsbury, Salisbury, Westbury, Malsbury

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Amesbury Family Origin

Where is the Amesbury family from?

Amesbury Family Occupations

What did your Amesbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Amesbury. 24% of Amesbury men worked as a Builders Labourer and 88% of Amesbury women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Amesbury were Agricultural Labourer and Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Plumber
  • Agricultural Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Amesbury Historical Records

What Amesbury family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Amesbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amesbury 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 777 immigration records available for the last name Amesbury. 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 Amesbury. For the veterans among your Amesbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amesbury Life Expectancy

What is the average Amesbury lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Amesbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Amesbury in 1963 was 53, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amesbury

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