Rath Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): descriptive epithet for a wise person or counselor, from Middle High German rat ‘counsel’, ‘advice’, German Rat ‘counsel’, ‘advice’, also ‘stock’, ‘supply’. German (also Swiss Räth): from a short form of any of the various Germanic compound personal names formed with rad, rat ‘counsel’, ‘advice’ as the first element. German (Rhineland): habitational name from any of various places called Rath, which derives from Middle Low German roden, raden ‘to clear land for cultivation’. Irish: in some cases a habitational name from a place called Rath; in County Derry it is a reduced form of McIlwraith (see McIlrath).

List of People with Surname Rath

According to our database, there are a total of 1,940 people with the surname Rath. Among these people surnamed Rath, there are about 471 unique names, with an average of 4 people who have the same name. Robert Rath, David Rath and John Rath are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Rath, with 30, 29 and 29 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that California has the largest number of people surnamed Rath, with a total of 197 people, and there are a total of 142 unique names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Rath, with a total of 179 people and an average of 127 unique names.