Poth Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a small pool, from Middle Low German pot ‘puddle’, ‘pool’, or a habitational name from any of several places so named in northern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Pott, Voth, Roth, Foth, Koth, Loth, Soth, Pont, Kath, Toth

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Poth Family Origin

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Poth Family Occupations

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  • Cabinet Maker

    50%
  • Coal Miner

    50%

In 1881, the most common Poth occupation in the UK was Cabinet Maker. 50% of Poth's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker and Coal Miner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Poth.

Source: Census data for Poth | Data not to scale

Poth Historical Records

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Poth Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Poth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Poth in 1959 was 60, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poth

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