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Gash Family History

Gash Name Meaning

English (Lincolnshire): perhaps from Old French gache a term denoting a part of a door lock (see Gache ). Americanized form of German Gasch . Americanized form of Polish Gasz and Sorbian Gaš or of their Germanized form Gasch

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Gash family from?

You can see how Gash families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gash family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gash families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 129 Gash families living in Yorkshire. This was about 20% of all the recorded Gash's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Gash families in 1891.
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What did your Gash ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Gash. 16% of Gash men worked as a General Labourer and 74% of Gash women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gash were Retired and Housewife. .

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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 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Colliery Hewer
  • Farmer
  • Retired

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Housewife
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gash. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Gash. For the veterans among your Gash ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gash lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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