Routh Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place so named in Humberside. Recorded in Domesday Book as Rutha, the place name may derive from Old Norse hrúedhr ‘rough shaly ground’.

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


Similar surnames: Rout, Rauth, Louth, Roth, Worth, Ruth, Forth, South, Rough, Rott

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Routh Family Origin

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Routh Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Routh family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Routh. The most common Routh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Routh's were Farmers.

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Routh Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Routh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Routh in 1950 was 59, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Routh

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