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Ashman Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Asheman (Old English Æscmann, probably originally a byname from æscman ‘seaman’ or ‘pirate’, i.e. one who sailed in an ash-wood boat). Americanized spelling of German Aschmann, an occupational name from Middle High German aschman ‘kitchen servant’ or ‘boatman’. Variant of German and Swiss Eschmann.

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


Similar surnames: Cashman, Allman, Asman, Osman, Ashmun, Aikman, Hashman, Ashland

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Ashman Family Origin

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Ashman Family Occupations

What did your Ashman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Carder and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ashman. The most common Ashman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 55% of Ashman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ashman family was Machine Agent.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Carder

    14%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Machine Agent

    5%

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

Ashman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ashman Life Expectancy

What is the average Ashman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Ashman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ashman in 1952 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ashman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ashman 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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