Vath Family History

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Vath Name Meaning

German: nickname from fad, an old stem meaning ‘man’. North German: from Middle Low German vat ‘barrel’, ‘keg’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a cooper, or a nickname for a fat person.

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


Similar surnames: Kath, Voth, Rath, Gath, Bath, Fath, Meth, Gaeth, Ratz, Vahl

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Vath Family Origin

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Vath Family Occupations

What did your Vath ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vath. 23% of Vath men worked as a Salesman and 18% of Vath women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vath were Clerk and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    23%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Clerk
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    18%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Farmer
    11%

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

Vath Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Vath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vath 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 641 immigration records available for the last name Vath. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Vath. For the veterans among your Vath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vath Life Expectancy

What is the average Vath lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Vath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Vath in 1944 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vath

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vath 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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