Dash Family History

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Dash Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near an ash tree, or a habitational name from a place named with the Old English word æsc (see Ash). The Anglo-Norman French preposition de ‘of’, ‘from’ has become fused to the name. Americanized spelling of German Dasch. Indian: variant of Das.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Nash, Ash, Tash, Rash, Gash, Mash, Cash, Bash, Rush, Pash

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Dash Family Origin

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Dash Family Occupations

What did your Dash ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dash family was Plasterer. The most common Dash occupation in Canada was Gardner. 20% of Dash's were Gardners. Gardner, Garment Maker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dash.

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  • Gardner

    20%
  • Garment Maker

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Plasterer

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dash ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dash Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dash. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dash census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dash. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dash. For the veterans among your Dash ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dash Life Expectancy

What is the average Dash lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Dash life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Dash in 1944 was 32, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dash ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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