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Airth Family History

Airth Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Wirth, Firth, Arth, Hirth, Birth, North, Birch, Worth, Warth, Garth

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Where is the Airth family from?

You can see how Airth families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Airth family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Airth families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1891 there were 11 Airth families living in Northumberland. This was about 34% of all the recorded Airth's in United Kingdom. Northumberland had the highest population of Airth families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Airth surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Airth ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Airth. 100% of Airth women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Airth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Airth 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 882 immigration records available for the last name Airth. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 363 military records available for the last name Airth. For the veterans among your Airth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Airth lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2002, in the United States, Airth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Airth in 1961 was 53, and 76 in 2002.

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