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The name Asman has a history dating as far back as the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It was a name for a an ancient Saxon name which meant warrior of the spear. Ash, another ancient Saxon name meant spear.

Asman Early Origins



The surname Asman was first found in the county of Wiltshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times. Ash, in ancient Saxon meant "spear," therefore Ashman was a "spear warrior," and its ancient records are included in the Domesday Book compiled by Duke William after his Conquest of England in 1066. It shows them to have had manors and estates in Wiltshire.

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Asman Spelling Variations


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Asman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Asman have been found, including Aschman, Ashman, Asheman, Asman and others.

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Asman Early History


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Asman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Asman research. Another 77 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 191 and 1916 are included under the topic Early Asman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Asman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Asman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Asman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Asman, or a variant listed above:

Asman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Frederick William Asman, aged 17, originally from Newark, England, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Eten" from Liverpool, England [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J676-TT5 : 6 December 2014), Frederick William Asman, 22 Nov 1919; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Eten, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • George Asman, aged 58, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Ulua" from Liverpool, England [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J672-16Y : 6 December 2014), George Asman, 25 May 1919; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Ulua, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Johan Asman, aged 31, who arrived in New York in 1919 from Antwerp, Belgium [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67R-DWB : 6 December 2014), Johan Asman, 09 Jun 1919; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York, ship name , NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Asman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Asman (post 1700)



  • Lorence Elmer Asman (b. 1924), American Republican politician, In 1941 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John E. Asman, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Middlefield, 1902 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Harold E. Asman, American Republican politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Durham; Elected 1918 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J676-TT5 : 6 December 2014), Frederick William Asman, 22 Nov 1919; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Eten, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J672-16Y : 6 December 2014), George Asman, 25 May 1919; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Ulua, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67R-DWB : 6 December 2014), Johan Asman, 09 Jun 1919; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York, ship name , NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  4. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  8. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
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The Asman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Asman Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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