Asbell Family History

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Asbell Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of English Aspell, a habitational name from Aspall in Suffolk or Aspull in Greater Manchester. The first is named from Old English æspe ‘aspen’ + halh ‘nook’, ‘corner’; the second from Old English æspe + hyll ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Aspell, Isbell, Oswell, Castell, Haswell, Caswell, Lasell, Aubel

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Asbell Family Origin

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Asbell Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Asbell family was Coal Miner. The most common Asbell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Asbell's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Asbell.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Labor

  • Coal Miner


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Asbell Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 411 immigration records available for the last name Asbell. 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 Asbell. For the veterans among your Asbell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Asbell Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Asbell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1959. The average life expectancy for Asbell in 1959 was 93, and 76 in 2004.

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