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Tash Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by an ash tree, from the Middle English phrase at(te) asche ‘at (the) ash’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of bags and purses, from German Tasche ‘bag’, ‘purse’. Compare Taschner. $

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


Similar surnames: Tesh, Nash, Ash, Dash, Rash, Tasch, Fash, Fish, Rush, Mash

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Where is the Tash family from?

You can see how Tash families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tash family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tash families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Tash families living in Indiana. This was about 32% of all the recorded Tash's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Tash families in 1840.
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What did your Tash ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tash. 23% of Tash men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Tash women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tash were Carpenter and Housekeeper.

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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

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Machinist
    8%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    30%
  • Maid
    19%
  • Housewife
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Tash. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tash census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 468 immigration records available for the last name Tash. 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 Tash. For the veterans among your Tash ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tash lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Tash life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Tash in 1955 was 37, and 64 in 2004.

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