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Ashcroft Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): topographic name from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ + croft ‘enclosure’, or a habitational name from a minor place named with these elements.

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


Similar surnames: Beecroft, Croft, Haycraft, Ashurst, Rycroft, Aschoff, Howcroft

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Ashcroft Family Origin

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Ashcroft Family Occupations

What did your Ashcroft ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ashcroft occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Ashcroft's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ashcroft family was Domestique. Farmer, Cultivateur and Cultivateur Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ashcroft.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Cultivateur

    17%
  • Cultivateur Son

    17%
  • Domestique

    17%

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

Ashcroft Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ashcroft. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ashcroft 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 Ashcroft. 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 Ashcroft. For the veterans among your Ashcroft ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ashcroft Life Expectancy

What is the average Ashcroft lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Ashcroft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Ashcroft in 1942 was 23, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ashcroft

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ashcroft 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.

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