Muth Family History

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Muth Name Meaning

from the Germanic personal name Muoto, a short form of compound names with the first element mut ‘spirit’. nickname for a brave, determined individual, from Middle High German muot ‘high spirit’.

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

Similar surnames: Ruth, Auth, Mutz, Huth, Guth, Mudd, Buth, Meth, Duch, Lutz

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Muth Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Muth name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Muth. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Muth Family Origin

Where is the Muth family from?

Muth Family Occupations

What did your Muth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Muth. A less common occupation for the Muth family was Blacksmith. The most common Muth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Muth's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Muth Historical Records

What Muth family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Muth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Muth 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Muth. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Muth. For the veterans among your Muth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Muth Life Expectancy

What is the average Muth lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Muth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Muth in 1940 was 26, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Muth 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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