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Huth Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of hats or a nickname for a wearer of distinctive hats, from Middle High German huot ‘hat’. Compare the cognates Hood and Hatt.

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

Similar surnames: Guth, Hutt, Muth, Meth, Auth, Ruth, Pluth, Buth, Huch, High

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Where is the Huth family from?

You can see how Huth families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Huth family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Huth families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Huth families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 63% of all the recorded Huth's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Huth families in 1840.
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What did your Huth ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Huth. 12% of Huth men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Huth women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Huth were Salesman and Stenographer. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Huth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huth 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Huth. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Huth. For the veterans among your Huth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Huth lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Huth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Huth in 1945 was 27, and 78 in 2004.

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