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Baruth Family History

Baruth Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place so named in the provinces of Brandenburg and Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Barth, Rauth, Bath, Warth, Arth, Barsch, Bruch, Barthe, Marth, Brush

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Where is the Baruth family from?

You can see how Baruth families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Baruth family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Baruth families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Baruth families living in Quebec. This was about 80% of all the recorded Baruth's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Baruth families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Baruth surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Baruth ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Baruth. 34% of Baruth men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Baruth women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Baruth were Farm Laborer and Clerk.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Farm Laborer
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    29%
  • Bookkeeper
    22%
  • Housework
    22%
  • Clerk
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Baruth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baruth 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 554 immigration records available for the last name Baruth. 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 822 military records available for the last name Baruth. For the veterans among your Baruth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Baruth lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Baruth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Baruth in 1962 was 94, and 72 in 2004.

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