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Fash Name Meaning

in Westphalia, a nickname for a lively person, from Low German fasch, fersk. in southern Germany, possibly a metonymic occupational name, from Middle High German fasch(e) ‘band’, ‘bandage’, or a nickname for a soft, weak person.

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


Similar surnames: Fass, Fish, Fath, Tash, Flash, Nast, Masch, Kath, Ash, Nash

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Where is the Fash family from?

You can see how Fash families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fash family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fash families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 9 Fash families living in New York. This was about 56% of all the recorded Fash's in USA. New York had the highest population of Fash families in 1840.
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What did your Fash ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fash. 24% of Fash men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Fash women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fash were Carpenter and Waitress. .

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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
    24%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Carpenter
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    24%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Waitress
    12%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Fash. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Fash. For the veterans among your Fash ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fash lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Fash life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Fash in 1958 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

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