Paeth Family History

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Paeth Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin; perhaps an altered form of Päthe, from Middle Low German pade ‘godfather’, ‘male relative’, from Latin pater, or from the French name Peteu. Compare Pate.

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


Similar surnames: Peth, Gaeth, Paetz, Spieth, Vath, Kath, Pluth, Pech, Peet, Meth

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Paeth Family Origin

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Paeth Family Occupations

What did your Paeth ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Paeth. 17% of Paeth men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Paeth women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Paeth were Farm Hand and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Engineer
    5%
  • Farm Hand
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    22%
  • Cans For Home
    6%
  • Clerick
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Paeth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Paeth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paeth 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 130 immigration records available for the last name Paeth. 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 247 military records available for the last name Paeth. For the veterans among your Paeth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Paeth Life Expectancy

What is the average Paeth lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Paeth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Paeth in 1962 was 66, and 29 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paeth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Paeth 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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