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Flash Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English flasshe ‘pool’, ‘marsh’. This is thought to be from Old Danish flask ‘swamp’, ‘swampy grassland’, ‘shallow water’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Flasch. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Flasch.

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

Similar surnames: Flasch, Flak, Flach, Dash, Flasher, Lass, Fash, Flath, Lash, Ash

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Flash Family Origin

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Flash Family Occupations

What did your Flash ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Flash. 29% of Flash men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Flash women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Flash were Painter and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • New Worker
  • Painter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Housewife

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

Flash Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Flash. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flash 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 659 immigration records available for the last name Flash. 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 Flash. For the veterans among your Flash ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flash Life Expectancy

What is the average Flash lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Flash life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Flash in 1959 was 75, and 84 in 2004.

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