Flath Family History

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Flath Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from a place or field named from Middle Low German flad ‘flowing water in a bog’. German: nickname from Middle High German vlat ‘cleanliness’, ‘neatness’, ‘beauty’, or from a personal name derived from this word.

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


Similar surnames: Flach, Plate, Plath, Fath, Platz, Forth, Platt, Flack, Flash, Vath

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Flath Family Origin

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Flath Family Occupations

What did your Flath ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Flath. 32% of Flath men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Flath women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Flath were Carpenter and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    18%
  • Housewife
    18%
  • Housework
    11%
  • Waitress
    11%

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

Flath Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Flath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flath 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 708 immigration records available for the last name Flath. 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 655 military records available for the last name Flath. For the veterans among your Flath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flath Life Expectancy

What is the average Flath lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Flath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Flath in 1956 was 43, and 87 in 2004.

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