Peth Family History

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Peth Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin; possibly from a short form of a personal name formed with Germanic bad- ‘fight’, ‘battle’ or berht ‘bright’.

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


Similar surnames: Pett, Beth, Paeth, Petz, Pech, Pete, Peto, Heth, Muth, Neth

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Peth Family Origin

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Peth Family Occupations

What did your Peth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Boot - Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peth. The most common Peth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Peth's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Peth family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Boot - Shoemaker

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Peth Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Peth Life Expectancy

What is the average Peth lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Peth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Peth in 1961 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peth 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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