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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • English (West Midlands) : habitational name from Astbury in Cheshire, named from Old English ēast ‘east’ + byrig, dative of burh ‘manor’, ‘fortified place’.
  • English (West Midlands) : from either of two places, in Oxfordshire and Devon, named Ashbury, from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + byrig.

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