Nash Family History

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Nash Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by an ash tree, a variant of Ash by misdivision of Middle English atten ash ‘at the ash’, or a habitational name from any of the many places in England and Wales named Nash, from this phrase, as for example Nash in Buckinghamshire, Herefordshire, or Shropshire. The name was established from an early date in Wales and Ireland. Jewish: of unknown origin, possibly an Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

Similar surnames: Ash, Dash, Rash, Tash, Nast, Sas, Nass, Mash, Rush, Gash

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Nash Family Origin

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Nash Family Occupations

What did your Nash ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Nash. 7% of Nash men worked as a General Labourer and 66% of Nash women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nash were Bricklayer and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Incapacitated
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Private Means

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

Nash Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 596,000 census records available for the last name Nash. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nash 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 65,000 immigration records available for the last name Nash. 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 71,000 military records available for the last name Nash. For the veterans among your Nash ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nash Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Nash life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Nash in 1940 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

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