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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

What did your Fath ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Fath family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Fath Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fath 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fath. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Fath. For the veterans among your Fath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fath Life Expectancy

What is the average Fath lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fath 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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