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Astle Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire called Astle, from Old English east ‘east’ + hyll ‘hill’. There may also have been some confusion with Asthall and Astley. German: variant of Ast(e)l, probably a nickname for a crude person, from Middle High German ast ‘branch’, ‘bough’, ‘knot’.

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


Similar surnames: Astley, Ast, Aston, Castle, Ostler, Sole, Angle, Sale, Kastl, Stile

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Astle Family Origin

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Astle Family Occupations

What did your Astle ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Astle occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Astle's were Farmers. Farmer, Cultivateur and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Astle. A less common occupation for the Astle family was Machinist.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Cultivateur

    14%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Machinist

    7%

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

Astle Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Astle Life Expectancy

What is the average Astle lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Astle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Astle in 1953 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Astle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Astle 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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