Bath Family History

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Bath Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city of Bath in western England, which is the site of sumptuous, but in the Middle Ages ruined, Roman baths. The place is named with the dative plural of Old English bæð ‘bath’. In some cases the surname may have originated as a metonymic occupational name for an attendant at a public bath house. Scottish: reduced and altered form of McBeth. German: variant of Bathe. Indian (Panjab): Sikh name based on the name of a Jat clan.

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

Similar surnames: Bach, Batt, Bathe, Rath, Beth, Gath, Fath, Beath, Barth, Vath

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Bath Family Origin

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Bath Family Occupations

What did your Bath ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bath. 10% of Bath men worked as a General Labourer and 71% of Bath women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bath were Carpenter and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Gardener
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Private Means

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bath Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 66,000 census records available for the last name Bath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bath 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Bath. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Bath. For the veterans among your Bath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bath Life Expectancy

What is the average Bath lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bath in 1945 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

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