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, Agricultural Labourer, Trinity Pilot and Agri Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dash. The most common Dash occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Dash's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Dash family was Bricklayer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Trinity Pilot

  • Agri Labourer

  • Bricklayer


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 24,000 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Dash. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dash

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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