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

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  • Scissor Grinder

    6%
  • Watch Maker

    4%
  • Wheelwright

    4%
  • (Iron) Moulder

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gath family was (Iron) Moulder. Scissor Grinder, Watch Maker and Wheelwright were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gath. The most common Gath occupation in the UK was Scissor Grinder. 6% of Gath's were Scissor Grinders.

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Gath Historical Records

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Gath Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gath

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