Kerth Family History

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Kerth Name Meaning

German: from a reduced and altered form of the personal name Gerhard (see Gerhardt).

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

Similar surnames: Kertz, Gerth, Koerth, Korth, Berth, Peth, North, Neth, Keith, Koeth

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Kerth Family Origin

Where is the Kerth family from?

Kerth Family Occupations

What did your Kerth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kerth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Kerth's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kerth. A less common occupation for the Kerth family was Bookkeeper.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Laborer

  • Bookkeeper


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

Kerth Historical Records

What Kerth family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kerth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kerth 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 736 immigration records available for the last name Kerth. 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 Kerth. For the veterans among your Kerth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kerth Life Expectancy

What is the average Kerth lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kerth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Kerth in 1953 was 50, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kerth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kerth 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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