Washa Family History

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Washa Name Meaning

Variant of German Wesche.

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

Similar surnames: Washam, Bayha, Wash, Bacha, Wasem, Dash, Wah, Macha, Pash, Basha

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Washa Family Origin

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Washa Family Occupations

What did your Washa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Glass Cutter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Washa. A less common occupation for the Washa family was Keeping House. The most common Washa occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Washa's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Glass Cutter

  • Keeping House


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

Washa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Washa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Washa 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 88 immigration records available for the last name Washa. 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 229 military records available for the last name Washa. For the veterans among your Washa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Washa Life Expectancy

What is the average Washa lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Washa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Washa in 1963 was 81, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Washa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Washa 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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