Last name: BATH

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BATH : This last name is indexed 62,534 times on Geneanet!

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BATH : 1: English (southern): habitational name from the city of Bath in Somerset or possibly from Bathe Barton in North Tawton in Devon or some other minor places so called. The city of Bath is the site of the sumptuous but in the Middle Ages ruined Roman baths. The place is named with the dative plural of Old English bæth ‘bath’. In some cases the surname may have originated as a metonymic occupational name for an attendant at a public bath house.2: German: variant of Bathe.3: Indian (Punjab): Sikh name based on the name of a Jat clan of unexplained etymology.

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