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Asforth Family History

Asforth 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: Danforth, Ashworth, Forth, Goforth, Alworth, North, Fort, Worth

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Where is the Asforth family from?

You can see how Asforth families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Asforth family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Asforth families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 7 Asforth families living in Yorkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Asforth's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Asforth families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Asforth 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 Asforth ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 35 census records available for the last name Asforth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Asforth 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Asforth. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Asforth. For the veterans among your Asforth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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