Roth name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Roth mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Roth

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from New York, U.S. says the name Roth means "German red".
  2. A user from Florida, U.S. says the name Roth means "Red".
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  1. United States writer whose novels portray middle-class Jewish life (born in 1933)
  1. A surname​ of English origin.
  2. A surname​ of German and Ashkenazi origin.

Roth was also found in the following language(s): French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Roth

Notable Persons Named Roth

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Roth

Notable Persons With the Last Name Roth

Tim Roth

Tim Roth is an actor and film director. He was most active from 1982 to present. Tim was given the name Timothy Simon Roth on May 14th, 1961 in Dulwich.

Eli Roth

Eli Roth is an actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. His ongoing career started in 1996. Eli was given the name Eli Raphael Roth on April 18th, 1972 in Newton, Massachusetts, US. Eli is also known as David Kaufbird and Eli R. Roth.

David Lee Roth

David Lee Roth is a hard rock and heavy metal music musician. He plays Vocals. He has had major accomplishments since 1972. David was born on October 10th, 1954 in United States. David is also known as Diamond Dave.

Philip Roth

Philip Roth is a literary fiction writer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1959 to 2010. Philip was given the name Philip Milton Roth on March 19th, 1933 in Newark, New Jersey, U.S.

Veronica Roth

Veronica Roth is a young-adult fiction, utopian, and dystopian fiction novelist, short story writer, and short story. Veronica was born on August 19th, 1988 in New York, New York, United States.

Hyman Roth

Hyman Roth is a boss (crime), financier, and rum-running.

  • Asher Roth
  • Uli Jon Roth
  • Ed Roth
  • Alvin E Roth
  • Lillian Roth
  • Cecilia Roth
  • Kenneth Roth
  • Emery Roth
  • Dieter Roth
  • William V. Roth, Jr.
    From Delaware
  • Claudia Roth
    Vice President of the Bundestag
  • David Roth
    Magic (illusion)
  • Michael Roth
  • Arlen Roth

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Roth U.S.
  White 94.86% 64.26%
  African American 0.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.90% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.29% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.19% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.27% 16.26%

Of Last Name Roth

People with the last name Roth are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Roth

  • What name lists does Roth rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Roth? Roth is the 26,366th most popular name of all time. As a last name Roth was the 574th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Roth have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 220 babies born with the first name Roth in the United States. That's more than enough people named Roth to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Roth? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1955 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Roth first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Roth is Thursday, April 21st, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Roth born? The highest recorded use of the first name Roth was in 1985 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Roth: The name spelled backwards is Htor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Trho. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Roth? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 58,278 people with the last name Roth.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Roth? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 20 of them will have Roth as their last name.
  • Roth name meaning

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