Meaning and Origin of: Dash

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : topographic name for someone who lived near an ash tree, or a habitational name from a place named with the Old English word æsc (see Ash). The Anglo-Norman French preposition de ‘of’, ‘from’ has become fused to the name.
  • Americanized spelling of German Dasch.
  • Indian : variant of Das.