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Redpath Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Redpath (Berwickshire) apparently named with Old English rēad ‘red’ + pæth ‘path’. This surname is also common in northeastern England.

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

Similar surnames: Redgate, Reddish, Reach, Heath, Ledwith, Raddatz, Rath, Keinath

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Where is the Redpath family from?

You can see how Redpath families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Redpath family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Redpath families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 4 Redpath families living in Indiana. This was about 27% of all the recorded Redpath's in USA. Indiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Redpath families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Redpath surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Redpath ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Redpath. 26% of Redpath men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Redpath women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Redpath were Clerk and Secretary. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • New Worker
  • Teacher
  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Redpath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Redpath 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Redpath. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Redpath. For the veterans among your Redpath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Redpath lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Redpath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Redpath in 1962 was 56, and 89 in 2004.

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