Rash Family History

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Rash Name Meaning

English: variant of Ash; the name arose as the result of misdivision of Middle English atter ashe ‘at the ash tree’ (Old English æt þ?re æsce). Jewish: of uncertain origin; the Guggenheimers consider it to be a variant of Rasch 1. Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Rasch.

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

Similar surnames: Nash, Dash, Ash, Tash, Rasch, Mash, Rush, Bash, Brash, Rase

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Rash Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Rash name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Rash. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Rash Family Origin

Where is the Rash family from?

Rash Family Occupations

What did your Rash ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayer and Coal Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rash. A less common occupation for the Rash family was Factory Labourer. The most common Rash occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 30% of Rash's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Bricklayer

  • Coal Carter

  • Factory Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rash ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rash Historical Records

What Rash family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Rash. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rash 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 Rash. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Rash. For the veterans among your Rash ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rash Life Expectancy

What is the average Rash lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Rash life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Rash in 1947 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rash 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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