Bath Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city of Bath in western England, which is the site of sumptuous, but in the Middle Ages ruined, Roman baths. The place is named with the dative plural of Old English bæð ‘bath’. In some cases the surname may have originated as a metonymic occupational name for an attendant at a public bath house. Scottish: reduced and altered form of McBeth. German: variant of Bathe. Indian (Panjab): Sikh name based on the name of a Jat clan.

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


Similar surnames: Bach, Batt, Bathe, Rath, Beth, Gath, Fath, Beath, Barth, Vath

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Bath Family Origin

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Bath Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Miner

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bath family was Miner. Farmer, Laborer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bath. The most common Bath occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Bath's were Farmers.

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Bath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bath in 1945 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bath

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