Gath Family History

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Gath Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McGath. English: variant of Garth. North German (Gäth): variant of Gäde (see Gaede). North German: topographic name from Middle Low German gate ‘street’, ‘alley’.

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

Similar surnames: Rath, Kath, Bath, Gatz, Gatt, Goth, Vath, Gaeth, Garth, Gash

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Gath Family Origin

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Gath Family Occupations

What did your Gath 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 Gath. 3% of Gath men worked as a General Labourer and 47% of Gath women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gath were Surgical scissors Grinder and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Motor Mechanic
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Surgical scissors Grinder

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Tailoress
  • Housewife

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

Gath Historical Records

What Gath family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Gath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gath 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gath. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Gath. For the veterans among your Gath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gath Life Expectancy

What is the average Gath lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gath in 1953 was 45, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gath

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gath 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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