Last name: ASHURST

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All you have to know about the last name ASHURST

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ASHURST : This last name is indexed 17,086 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

ASHURST : English (Lancashire): habitational name from any of various places called Ashurst from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + hyrst ‘wooded hill'. The most significant of these places are in Kent and West Sussex but in England the surname is now found chiefly in south Lancashire where it probably derives from Ashurst Beacon and Ashurst Hall near Wigan.

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