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Ansdale Family History

Ansdale 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: Lansdale, Langdale, Lonsdale, Dinsdale, Andal, Van Dale, Ragsdale

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Where is the Ansdale family from?

You can see how Ansdale families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ansdale family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1891. The most Ansdale families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Ansdale family living in Derbyshire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Ansdale's in United Kingdom. Derbyshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Ansdale families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ansdale surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 94 census records available for the last name Ansdale. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ansdale 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 14 immigration records available for the last name Ansdale. 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 11 military records available for the last name Ansdale. For the veterans among your Ansdale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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