Wash Family History

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Wash Name Meaning

Perhaps a variant of English Wass.

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


Similar surnames: Mash, Pash, Dash, Cash, Bash, Rash, Nash, Wish, Wass, Gash

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Wash Family Origin

Where is the Wash family from?

Wash Family Occupations

What did your Wash ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Wash Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wash. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wash 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 Wash. 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 Wash. For the veterans among your Wash ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wash Life Expectancy

What is the average Wash lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Wash life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Wash in 1952 was 69, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wash

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wash 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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