Last name: ASBURY

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All you have to know about the last name ASBURY

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ASBURY : This last name is indexed 25,500 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

ASBURY : English:: 1: variant of Astbury a habitational name from Astbury in Cheshire named from Old English ēast ‘east’ + byrig dative of burh ‘manor fortified place’. As a surname it also appears with final -berry (compare Asberry).2: habitational name from either of two places Ashborough in Bromsgrove (Worcestershire) or Ashbury in Devon derived from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + beorg ‘hill’ (the former name) and byrig dative of burh ‘manor fortified place’ (the latter name). It may also derive from Ashbury in Berkshire but there is insufficient evidence to be sure that the surname derives from the Berkshire place.

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