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Bash Family History

Bash Name Meaning

English: variant of Bach 3. Americanized spelling of German or Jewish Basch. Americanized spelling of Slovenian Baš (see Bas 3).

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


Similar surnames: Mash, Bach, Kash, Rash, Cash, Bish, Dash, Pash, Bush, Nash

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Where is the Bash family from?

You can see how Bash families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bash family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bash families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 18 Bash families living in Ohio. This was about 49% of all the recorded Bash's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Bash families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bash surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bash ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bash. 21% of Bash men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Bash women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bash were Truck Driver and Secretary. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    10%
  • Saleslady
    9%
  • Maid
    8%
  • Secretary
    8%
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Census Records

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Bash. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bash census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bash. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Bash. For the veterans among your Bash ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bash lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Bash life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bash in 1946 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

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