Fath Family History
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Fath Name Meaning
variant of Vogt. topographic name for someone living near a grass- or moss-covered spot or an enclosure, Middle High German vate, vade. metonymic occupational name for a carpenter who made roof trusses, from phate ‘roof beam’, a derivative of medieval Latin patena. from a cognate of Gothic faths ‘man’, a byname also contained in Vetter ‘paternal uncle’, ‘cousin’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bath, Fash, Vath, Kath, Flath, Rath, Gath, Foth, Garth, Fass