Nash Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by an ash tree, a variant of Ash by misdivision of Middle English atten ash ‘at the ash’, or a habitational name from any of the many places in England and Wales named Nash, from this phrase, as for example Nash in Buckinghamshire, Herefordshire, or Shropshire. The name was established from an early date in Wales and Ireland. Jewish: of unknown origin, possibly an Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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


Similar surnames: Ash, Dash, Rash, Tash, Nast, Sas, Nass, Mash, Rush, Gash

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Nash Family Origin

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Nash Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer Son

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Nash family was Farmer Son. The most common Nash occupation in Canada was Farmer. 30% of Nash's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nash.

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Nash life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Nash in 1940 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nash

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