Gash Name Meaning

Scottish and English: from a central French form of the Norman personal name Wazo, apparently derived from a compound Germanic name formed with wad ‘to go’ as the first element. Americanized spelling of German Gasch.

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


Similar surnames: Dash, Gast, Mash, Gish, Rash, Gath, Gasch, Ash, Nash, Lash

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Gash Family Origin

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Gash Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gash. A less common occupation for the Gash family was Farm Laborer. The most common Gash occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Gash's were Farmers.

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Gash Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Gash life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gash in 1945 was 53, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gash

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