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Nash Surname Origin

Supposed to be a corruption of 'Atten-Ash,'--at the ash. Naish, a place near Bristol, England. Naisg, Gaelic, made fast, bound, protected. Probably an old fortress or watch-tower.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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