Ashton Family History & Genealogy
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Ashton Surname History
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Ashton Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Ashton may be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Ashton may be in dispute based on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a professional trade, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").
Ashton Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Ashton come may come from a trade, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these profession-based last names can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is good to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Ashton are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".
Ashton Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Ashton were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Ashton. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Ashton name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Ashton transform in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries over time.
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Ashton Family Tree
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- Clarence Ashton Bradshaw(Granddad)
- EARNEST ASHTON
- Irving Ashton Thomas 1885 - ?
- Hannah Ashton Walton 1745 - 1773
- Jane Ashton 1713 - 1782
- Charles Ashton 1675 - 1724
- Charles Ashton
- Thomas Ashton Aston 1547 - 1613
- Lady Ashton Dudley 1519 - 1590
- Sarah Ashton Fitzhugh 1766 - 1820