Beth Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McBeth. North German: from a short form of the Germanic personal name Berthold or from a short form, Bete, of the female personal name Elisabeth (see Elizabeth). Jewish: ornamental name from Hebrew bet ‘house’.

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


Similar surnames: Bath, Neth, Peth, Bein, Beath, Berto, Heth, Beck, Betz, Seth

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Beth Family Origin

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Beth Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    20%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Cigar Maker

    20%
  • Gold & Silver Embosser & Chaser

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Beth family was Gold & Silver Embosser & Chaser. Annuitant, Carpenter and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beth. The most common Beth occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 20% of Beth's were Annuitants.

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Beth Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Beth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Beth in 1945 was 27, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beth

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