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Ashby Surname History
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- Ashby spelling & pronunciation
Ashby Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Ashby can be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Ashby may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname originated organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from a craft, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").
Ashby Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Ashby come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these profession-based last names might be a profession in a different language. This is why it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Ashby come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. In many cases these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".
Ashby Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Ashby were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Ashby. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Ashby last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Ashby change in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras over the years.
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Ashby Family Tree
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- Leslie Ashby
- Thomas Ashby Hoover 1855 - 1933
- Sarah Elizabeth Markham Ashby
- Susan Hammond Ashby
- Anthony Ashby
- Edward Ashby
- Gershom Ashby
- Miss Ashby
- Hannah Ashby
- Elizabeth Ashby