Jacob Nash

Great Cheverell, Wiltshire, England

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Nash was born in 1850, his father, William Nash, was 28 and his mother, Fanny Cross, was 28. He lived in Great Cheverell, Wiltshire, England in 1851.

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William Nash
Fanny Cross
Abraham Nash
Isaac Nash
Jacob Nash
Phoebe Naish

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Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by an ash tree, a variant of Ash by misdivision of Middle English atten ash ‘at the ash’, or a habitational name from any of the many places in England and Wales named Nash, from this phrase, as for example Nash in Buckinghamshire, Herefordshire, or Shropshire. The name was established from an early date in Wales and Ireland.2 Jewish: of unknown origin, possibly an Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Naish in household of William Naish, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Jacob, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Jacob Naish, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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