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Goth Family History

Goth Name Meaning

North German and Danish: tribal name from medieval German Gote ‘Goth’. German (Göth): variant of Gott 1.

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


Similar surnames: Gath, Koth, Foth, Voth, Toth, Poth, Roth, Guth, Groth, Soth

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Where is the Goth family from?

You can see how Goth families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Goth family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Goth families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Goth family living in Missouri. This was about 33% of all the recorded Goth's in USA. Missouri and 2 other states had the highest population of Goth families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Goth surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Goth ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Goth. 27% of Goth men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Goth women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goth were Machinist and Secretary. .

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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

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Farming
    12%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    23%
  • Operator
    17%
  • Waitress
    12%
  • Secretary
    9%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Goth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goth 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Goth. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Goth. For the veterans among your Goth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Goth lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Goth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Goth in 1964 was 74, and 76 in 2004.

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