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Mash Family History

Mash Name Meaning

English: variant of Marsh with loss of -r-. Americanized form of German Masch in part of Sorbian origin. Jewish (Ashkenazic): possibly an acronymic surname.

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

Similar surnames: Masch, Mach, Rash, Kash, Bash, Dash, Nash, Cash, Tash, Pash

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Where is the Mash family from?

You can see how Mash families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mash family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mash families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 254 Mash families living in London. This was about 38% of all the recorded Mash's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Mash families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mash surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mash 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 Mash. 14% of Mash men worked as a General Labourer and 73% of Mash women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mash were Bricklayer 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
  • Farmer
  • Farm Labourer
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Mash. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mash 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mash. 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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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Mash. For the veterans among your Mash ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mash lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Mash life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Mash in 1946 was 29, and 76 in 2004.

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