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Barth Family History

Barth Name Meaning

nickname for a bearded man, from Middle High German bart ‘beard’. See also Beard 1. variant of Bart 2. habitational name from a place so named in Pomerania.

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


Similar surnames: Bath, Bartz, Baruth, Warth, Bart, Borth, Barthe, Arth, Marth, Barath

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Where is the Barth family from?

You can see how Barth families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Barth family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Barth families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 48 Barth families living in Ontario. This was about 37% of all the recorded Barth's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Barth families in 1911.
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What did your Barth ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Barth. 46% of Barth men worked as a Farmer.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    46%
  • Labourer
    19%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Painter
    10%
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Census Records

There are 72,000 census records available for the last name Barth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barth census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Barth. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 32,000 military records available for the last name Barth. For the veterans among your Barth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Barth lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Barth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Barth in 1945 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

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