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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

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Ashman Family Origin

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Ashman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Carder

    14%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Machine Agent

    5%

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

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Ashman Life Expectancy

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