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Amsworth Family History

Amsworth Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Bosworth, Unsworth, Ashworth, Ainsworth, Hemsworth, Wadsworth

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Where is the Amsworth family from?

You can see how Amsworth families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Amsworth family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Amsworth families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 30 Amsworth families living in Lancashire. This was about 86% of all the recorded Amsworth's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Amsworth families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Amsworth surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Amsworth ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Amsworth. 89% of Amsworth women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    89%
  • Domestic Servant
    12%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Amsworth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amsworth census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 307 immigration records available for the last name Amsworth. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 96 military records available for the last name Amsworth. For the veterans among your Amsworth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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