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Vath Family History

Vath Name Meaning

German: nickname from fad, an old stem meaning ‘man’. North German: from Middle Low German vat ‘barrel’, ‘keg’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a cooper, or a nickname for a fat person.

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


Similar surnames: Kath, Voth, Rath, Gath, Bath, Fath, Meth, Gaeth, Ratz, Vahl

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Where is the Vath family from?

You can see how Vath families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vath family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Vath families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 17 Vath families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 68% of all the recorded Vath's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Vath families in 1911.
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What did your Vath ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Vath. .

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Vath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vath census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 641 immigration records available for the last name Vath. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Vath lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Vath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Vath in 1944 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

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