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Ascolese Name Meaning

Southern Italian: habitational name for someone from Ascoli Satriano in Foggia, or less likely, from Ascoli Piceno in the Marches, from an adjectival form of the place name element.

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


Similar surnames: Scalese, Vallese, Scales, Sales, Cicalese, Ascher, Schlee, Albanese

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Where is the Ascolese family from?

You can see how Ascolese families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ascolese family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Ascolese families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 48% of all the recorded Ascolese's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Ascolese families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ascolese surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ascolese ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Presser were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ascolese. 70% of Ascolese men worked as a Laborer.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    70%
  • Barber
    30%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Presser
    100%
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What Ascolese family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 400 census records available for the last name Ascolese. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ascolese census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 344 immigration records available for the last name Ascolese. 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 Cards

There are 118 military records available for the last name Ascolese. For the veterans among your Ascolese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ascolese lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Ascolese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Ascolese in 1964 was 75, and 69 in 2003.

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