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Dasher Family History

Dasher Name Meaning

Americanized form 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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Where is the Dasher family from?

You can see how Dasher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dasher family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dasher families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 5 Dasher families living in London. This was about 26% of all the recorded Dasher's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Dasher families in 1891.
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What did your Dasher ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Dasher. 100% of Dasher women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

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 Lists

There are 794 immigration records available for the last name Dasher. 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 Cards

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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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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