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Rash Family History

Rash Name Meaning

English: variant of Ash; the name arose as the result of misdivision of Middle English atter ashe ‘at the ash tree’ (Old English æt þ?re æsce). Jewish: of uncertain origin; the Guggenheimers consider it to be a variant of Rasch 1. Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Rasch.

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


Similar surnames: Nash, Dash, Ash, Tash, Rasch, Mash, Rush, Bash, Brash, Rase

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Where is the Rash family from?

You can see how Rash families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rash family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rash families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 37 Rash families living in Ontario. This was about 54% of all the recorded Rash's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Rash families in 1911.
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What did your Rash ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and At Home were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Rash. 87% of Rash men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Rash women worked as an At Home. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rash were Income and Teacher.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    87%
  • Income
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • At Home
    50%
  • Teacher
    50%
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Census Records

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Rash. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rash census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rash. 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 Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Rash. For the veterans among your Rash ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rash lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Rash life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Rash in 1947 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

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