Lathe Family History

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Lathe Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire): variant of Leath.

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

Similar surnames: Lathem, Lather, Luthe, Mathe, Mathew, Lathers, Bathe, Rathe, Athy

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Lathe Family Origin

Where is the Lathe family from?

Lathe Family Occupations

What did your Lathe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lathe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Lathe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lathe family was Laborer. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lathe.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Lathe Historical Records

What Lathe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lathe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lathe 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 Lathe. 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 Lathe. For the veterans among your Lathe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lathe Life Expectancy

What is the average Lathe lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Lathe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lathe in 1956 was 54, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lathe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lathe 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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