Ashurst Family History
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Ashurst Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places called Ashurst, from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + hyrst ‘wooded hill’. The most significant of these places are in Kent and West Sussex, but in England the surname is now found chiefly in south Lancashire, where it probably derives from Ashurst Beacon near Wigan.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press