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Flash Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English flasshe ‘pool’, ‘marsh’. This is thought to be from Old Danish flask ‘swamp’, ‘swampy grassland’, ‘shallow water’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Flasch. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Flasch.

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


Similar surnames: Flasch, Flak, Flach, Dash, Flasher, Lass, Fash, Flath, Lash, Ash

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Flash Family Origin

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Flash Family Occupations

What did your Flash ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Flash family was Broker. The most common Flash occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Flash's were Farmers. Farmer, Grocer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flash.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Grocer

    17%
  • Baker

    8%
  • Broker

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Flash ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Flash Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Flash. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flash census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Flash. 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 Card

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

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Flash Life Expectancy

What is the average Flash lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Flash life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Flash in 1959 was 75, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flash ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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