Gash Family History

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Gash Name Meaning

Scottish and English: from a central French form of the Norman personal name Wazo, apparently derived from a compound Germanic name formed with wad ‘to go’ as the first element. Americanized spelling of German Gasch.

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

Similar surnames: Dash, Gast, Mash, Gish, Rash, Gath, Gasch, Ash, Nash, Lash

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Gash Family Origin

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Gash Family Occupations

What did your Gash ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gash family was Coal Miner. The most common Gash occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 12% of Gash's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gash.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Bricklayer

  • Carpenter

  • Coal Miner


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Gash Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Gash. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gash 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gash. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Gash. For the veterans among your Gash ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gash Life Expectancy

What is the average Gash lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gash life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gash in 1945 was 53, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gash 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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