Ashworth Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Ashworth Name Meaning: An Anglo-Saxon name meaning 'enclosed ash tree settlement' or 'ash enclosure'.

An occupational or topographocal name for someone that lived in a settlement enclosed by ash trees or that had a lot of ash trees growing in it. Could also be used to describe somebody who worked with ash trees or maintained them.

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Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Ashworth Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Ashworth family

Profession Census Frequency
Cotton Weaver 340
Weaver 189
Labourer 106
Independent 91
Cotton Piecer 91
Woollen Weaver 88
Cotton Spinner 85
Farmer 71
Female Servant 70
Agricultural Labourer 50
Coal Miner 46
Worsted Weaver 46
Spinner 44
Woolen Weaver 43
Mechanic 38
Carter 35
Wool Comber 35
Piecer 33
Hatter 32
Independant 30
Shoe Maker 27
Woollen Spinner 26
Male Servant 25
Calico Printer 24
Cotton Carder 24

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