Spath Family History

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Spath Name Meaning

German (Späth): nickname for a tardy person, from Middle High German spæte ‘late’.

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

Similar surnames: Spach, Spatz, Spann, Spahr, Spieth, Spott, Vath, Spark, Speth, Soth

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Spath Family Origin

Where is the Spath family from?

Spath Family Occupations

What did your Spath ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Spath family was Carpenter. The most common Spath occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Spath's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spath.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Spath Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Spath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spath 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Spath. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Spath. For the veterans among your Spath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spath Life Expectancy

What is the average Spath lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Spath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Spath in 1960 was 43, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spath

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spath 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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