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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dasher

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun dash"er
  1. That which dashes or agitates; as, the dasher of a churn.
  2. A dashboard or splashboard.(U. S)
  3. One who makes an ostentatious parade.(Low)

dash +‎ -er

  1. That which dashes or agitates.
    the of a churn
  2. (US) A dashboard or splashboard.
  3. (archaic) One who makes an ostentatious parade.

Notable Persons Named Dasher


Dasher Troy was a baseball player. Dasher was born on May 8th, 1856. Dasher is also known as Troy and John Joseph. He left this life on March 30th, 1938.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dasher

Erica Dasher is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2008 to present. Erica was born on October 27th, 1986 in Houston, Texas, U.S.


Zach Dasher is a pharmaceutical representative. Zach was given the name Zachary Michael Dasher on January 12th, 1978. Zach is also known as Zachary Michael Dasher.


Daryl Wayne Dasher is an alternative country, american folk music, and folk music musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 2001 to present.


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Popularity of Dasher as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dasher U.S.
  White 75.79% 64.26%
  African American 18.78% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.72% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.15% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dasher

People with the last name Dasher are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Dasher

  • How Popular is the name Dasher? As a last name Dasher was the 10,050th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Dasher first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Dasher is Thursday, October 5th, 1899.
  • How unique is the name Dasher? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Dasher. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Dasher: Your name in reverse order is Rehsad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hsrade. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dasher? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,205 people with the last name Dasher.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dasher? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Dasher as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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