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Loth Name Meaning

French: from the Biblical name Lot, which was the name of Abraham’s nephew. Compare Lott 1. German: from a short form of the personal name Ludwig. German: habitational name from Lothe in eastern Westphalia. Possibly a habitational name from Loth, Orkney, Scotland.

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


Similar surnames: Lott, Koth, Roth, Noth, Lutz, Lotz, Poth, Kloth, Roch, Loch

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Where is the Loth family from?

You can see how Loth families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Loth family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Loth families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Loth family living in Louisiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Loth's in the USA. Louisiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Loth families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Loth surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Loth ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Loth. 24% of Loth men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Loth women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Loth were Labor and Teacher.

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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
    24%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Labor
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    14%
  • Operator
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Teacher
    7%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Loth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loth 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Loth. 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 Loth. For the veterans among your Loth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Loth lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Loth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Loth in 1956 was 52, and 71 in 2004.

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