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Nash Family History

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

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Name Distribution of Nash Families

  • Number of Nash families
     359 - 716
     120 - 358
     1 - 119
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Nash families
     1,619 - 3,236
     540 - 1,618
     1 - 539
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Nash families
     27 - 52
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Nash Family Origin

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Nash Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Nash

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Nash Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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