Dachs Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German dahs, German Dachs ‘badger’; in German a nickname for someone thought to resemble a badger or an occupational name for a badger hunter; in Yiddish an ornamental name.

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


Similar surnames: Wachs, Sachs, Drach, Hach, Dach, Dace, Luchs, Kach, Sacks, Dech

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Dachs Family Origin

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Dachs Family Occupations

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  • Shoemaker

    50%
  • Tailor

    50%

In 1880, Shoemaker and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dachs. The most common Dachs occupation in the USA was Shoemaker. 50% of Dachs's were Shoemakers.

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Dachs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dachs in 1960 was 48, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dachs

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