Gath Family History

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Gath Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McGath. English: variant of Garth. North German (Gäth): variant of Gäde (see Gaede). North German: topographic name from Middle Low German gate ‘street’, ‘alley’.

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

Similar surnames: Rath, Kath, Bath, Gatz, Gatt, Goth, Vath, Gaeth, Garth, Gash

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Gath Family Origin

Where is the Gath family from?

Gath Family Occupations

What did your Gath ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gath family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gath. The most common Gath occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Gath's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gath ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gath Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Gath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gath 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gath. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Gath. For the veterans among your Gath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gath Life Expectancy

What is the average Gath lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gath in 1953 was 45, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gath

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gath 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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