Lash Family History

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Lash Name Meaning

Possibly a shortened form of Scottish or Irish McLeish. Americanized spelling of German Lasch or Läsch.

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

Similar surnames: Lish, Gash, Mash, Kash, Flash, Lush, Larsh, Lach, Eash, Losh

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Lash Family Origin

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Lash Family Occupations

What did your Lash ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lash occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Lash's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lash. A less common occupation for the Lash family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Lash Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Lash. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lash 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lash. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Lash. For the veterans among your Lash ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lash Life Expectancy

What is the average Lash lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Lash life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lash in 1941 was 46, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lash

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lash 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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