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Auth Family History

Auth Name Meaning

German: from a short form of any of the numerous Germanic personal names formed with od- ‘possession’ (Old High German ot), as for example Othmar and Otto.

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


Similar surnames: Muth, Ruth, Lauth, Auch, Guth, Fauth, Peth, Lutz, Huth, Buth

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Where is the Auth family from?

You can see how Auth families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Auth family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Auth families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Auth family living in Louisiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Auth's in the USA. Louisiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Auth families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Auth surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Auth ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Auth. 20% of Auth men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Auth women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Auth were Clerk and Teacher.

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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 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    14%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    12%
  • Teacher
    10%
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What Auth family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Auth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Auth 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 833 immigration records available for the last name Auth. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Auth. For the veterans among your Auth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Auth lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Auth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Auth in 1954 was 45, and 84 in 2004.

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