Fath Name Meaning

variant of Vogt. topographic name for someone living near a grass- or moss-covered spot or an enclosure, Middle High German vate, vade. metonymic occupational name for a carpenter who made roof trusses, from phate ‘roof beam’, a derivative of medieval Latin patena. from a cognate of Gothic faths ‘man’, a byname also contained in Vetter ‘paternal uncle’, ‘cousin’.

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


Similar surnames: Bath, Fash, Vath, Kath, Flath, Rath, Gath, Foth, Garth, Fass

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Fath Family Origin

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Fath Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fath family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fath. The most common Fath occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Fath's were Farmers.

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Fath Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Fath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Fath in 1954 was 46, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fath

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