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The origins of the Ayshehan surname date from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name originated with an early member who was a an ancient Saxon name which meant warrior of the spear. Ash, another ancient Saxon name meant spear.

Ayshehan Early Origins



The surname Ayshehan 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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Ayshehan Early History


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Ayshehan Early History



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

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Ayshehan Spelling Variations


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Ayshehan Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Ayshehan has been recorded under many different variations, including Aschman, Ashman, Asheman, Asman and others.

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Ayshehan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ayshehan Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Ayshehan or a variant listed above: George Ashman who settled in Barbados in 1654; Henry Ashman settled in Philadelphia in 1754; and James Ashman arrived in Philadelphia in 1814. In Newfoundland the family is registered in St. John's, with George Ashman in 1816.

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