Alexander Ash

22 August 1869–1870
Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Ash was christened on 22 August 1869, in Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Alexander James Ash, was 21 and his mother, Elizabeth Mary Sarah Brown, was 23. He died in 1870, in his hometown, at the age of 1.

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Alexander James Ash
Elizabeth Mary Sarah Brown
Lydia Mary Ash
Alexander Ash
Leonora Ash
Henry Ash
Ernest Ash
Amy Sarah Ash
Wallace Ash
John Henry Ash

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Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ (Old English æsc), hence a topographic name for someone living by an ash tree or a habitational name from any of the many places in southern and central England named with this word (Derbyshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Kent, Surrey, Shropshire, Somerset, and elsewhere).2 In New England, Ash is commonly found for French Dufresne , with the same meaning.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an acronym for Yiddish AltSHul ( see Altschul ) or AyznSHtot ( see Eisenstadt ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Alexander Ash, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"
  • Alexander Ash, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Alexander Ash, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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