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

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  • Jewellery Agent

    50%
  • Postmaster

    50%

In 1881, the most common Flash occupation in the UK was Jewellery Agent. 50% of Flash's were Jewellery Agents. Jewellery Agent and Postmaster were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Flash.

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Between 1959 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flash

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