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Ansden Family History

Ansden 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: Amsden, Lansden, Ramsden, Anson, Alden, Ansley, Arden, Ander, Sanden

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Where is the Ansden family from?

You can see how Ansden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ansden family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Ansden families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Ansden family living in London. This was about 50% of all the recorded Ansden's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Ansden families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ansden surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ansden ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 135 census records available for the last name Ansden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ansden 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 42 immigration records available for the last name Ansden. 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 36 military records available for the last name Ansden. For the veterans among your Ansden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ansden lifespan?

Average Ansden life expectancy in 1982 was 71 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 72.

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