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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, 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. A less common occupation for the Ashman family was Machine Agent.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Carder

    14%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Machine Agent

    5%

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Ashman Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Ashman ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Ashman Life Expectancy

What is the average Ashman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, 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.

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