Dasher Family History

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Dasher Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Dascher. Scottish: possibly a habitational name from Dasher near Kippen in Stirlingshire.

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


Similar surnames: Asher, Washer, Disher, Lasher, Dosher, Casher, Dash, Dashner, Rasner

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Dasher Family Origin

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Dasher Family Occupations

What did your Dasher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dasher. 26% of Dasher men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Dasher women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dasher were Truck Driver and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    16%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Teacher
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dasher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Dasher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dasher 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 794 immigration records available for the last name Dasher. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Dasher. For the veterans among your Dasher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dasher Life Expectancy

What is the average Dasher lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Dasher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dasher in 1952 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dasher 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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