Kath Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Kath Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German kate, kot(e) ‘small tenanted dwelling’, ‘hut’, hence a topographic name for a person living in such a dwelling. variant spelling of Katt 1 and 2.

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

Similar surnames: Gath, Koth, Vath, Rath, Fath, Katt, Bath, Kauk, Katch, Kach

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Kath Family Origin

Where is the Kath family from?

Kath Family Occupations

What did your Kath ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kath occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Kath's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kath. A less common occupation for the Kath family was Boot & Shoemaker.

View Census data for Kath | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Boot & Shoemaker


United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Kath Historical Records

What Kath family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Kath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kath census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Kath

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kath. 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.

View all Kath immigration records

Draft Card

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

View all Kath military records

You've only scratched the surface of Kath family history.

Kath Life Expectancy

What is the average Kath lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kath in 1954 was 66, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kath

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kath 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.

Look up another name