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Rash Family History

Rash Name Meaning

English: from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ (Old English æsc) from the misdivision of Middle English atter ashe ‘at the ash tree’ (Old English æt thǣre æsce). Compare Ash Nash Tash . Americanized form of German Rasch (and probably also Resch ) and a variant of the same Jewish surname. Americanized form of Polish Raś or Czech and Sorbian Raš (see Ras ) or of their Germanized form Rasch Americanized form of French Canadian Raiche .

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


Similar surnames: Nash, Dash, Ash, Tash, Rasch, Mash, Rush, Bash, Brash, Rase

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Where is the Rash family from?

You can see how Rash families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rash family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rash families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 48 Rash families living in London. This was about 19% of all the recorded Rash's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Rash families in 1891.
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What did your Rash 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 Rash. 24% of Rash men worked as a General Labourer and 74% of Rash women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rash were Newsagent Shopkeeper and Domestic Servant. .

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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
    24%
  • Shop Assistant Grocery
    16%
  • Bakers Roundsman
    16%
  • Newsagent Shopkeeper
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
    5%
  • Domestic Servant
    3%
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Census Records

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Rash. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rash 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rash. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Rash. For the veterans among your Rash ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rash lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Rash life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Rash in 1947 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

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