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Koeth Family History

Koeth Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from a place in Saxony called Köthen. from an old personal name formed with Old High German got ‘god’ or guot ‘good’. Compare Gott. variant of Koth.

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


Similar surnames: Koth, Noeth, Krech, Roeth, Forth, Korth, North, Horth, Ketz, Goethe

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Where is the Koeth family from?

You can see how Koeth families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Koeth family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Koeth families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 26 Koeth families living in New York. This was about 74% of all the recorded Koeth's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Koeth families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Koeth surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Koeth ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Machinist and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Koeth. 31% of Koeth men worked as a Machinist and 50% of Koeth women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Koeth were Truck Driver and Froster.

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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

  • Machinist
    31%
  • Salesman
    24%
  • Coal Loader
    16%
  • Truck Driver
    16%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    50%
  • Froster
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Koeth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koeth 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 283 immigration records available for the last name Koeth. 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 388 military records available for the last name Koeth. For the veterans among your Koeth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Koeth lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Koeth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Koeth in 1961 was 35, and 86 in 2004.

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