Dash Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near an ash tree, or a habitational name from a place named with the Old English word æsc (see Ash). The Anglo-Norman French preposition de ‘of’, ‘from’ has become fused to the name. Americanized spelling of German Dasch. Indian: variant of Das.

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


Similar surnames: Nash, Ash, Tash, Rash, Gash, Mash, Cash, Bash, Rush, Pash

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Dash Family Origin

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Dash Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Fisherman

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dash family was Fisherman. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dash. The most common Dash occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Dash's were Farmers.

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Dash Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Dash life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Dash in 1944 was 32, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dash

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