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Flath Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from a place or field named from Middle Low German flad ‘flowing water in a bog’. German: nickname from Middle High German vlat ‘cleanliness’, ‘neatness’, ‘beauty’, or from a personal name derived from this word.

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


Similar surnames: Flach, Plate, Plath, Fath, Platz, Forth, Platt, Flack, Flash, Vath

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Flath Family Origin

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Flath Family Occupations

What did your Flath ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flath. A less common occupation for the Flath family was Brewer. The most common Flath occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Flath's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Tailor

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Brewer

    5%

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

Flath Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Flath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flath 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Flath. 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 Card

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

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Flath Life Expectancy

What is the average Flath lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Flath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Flath in 1956 was 43, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flath

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flath 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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