Barth Family History

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Barth Name Meaning

nickname for a bearded man, from Middle High German bart ‘beard’. See also Beard 1. variant of Bart 2. habitational name from a place so named in Pomerania.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Bath, Bartz, Baruth, Warth, Bart, Borth, Barthe, Arth, Marth, Barath

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Barth Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Barth name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Barth. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Barth Family Origin

Where is the Barth family from?

Barth Family Occupations

What did your Barth ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Barth family was Bricklayer. The most common Barth occupation in the UK was Carpet Weaver. 8% of Barth's were Carpet Weavers. Carpet Weaver, Baker & Farmer Of 26 Acres Employing 1 Man and Bootmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barth.

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  • Carpet Weaver

  • Baker & Farmer Of 26 Acres Employing 1 Man

  • Bootmaker

  • Bricklayer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Barth ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Barth Historical Records

What Barth family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 72,000 census records available for the last name Barth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barth census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Barth. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 32,000 military records available for the last name Barth. For the veterans among your Barth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barth Life Expectancy

What is the average Barth lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Barth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Barth in 1945 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barth ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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