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Gatten Name Meaning

English: variant of Gatton . This surname is now rare in Britain.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hatten, Patten, Litten, Barten, Gates, Mattes, Gatton, Satter, Otten

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Where is the Gatten family from?

You can see how Gatten families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gatten family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gatten families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 11 Gatten families living in London. This was about 48% of all the recorded Gatten's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Gatten families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gatten surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gatten ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Gatten. 100% of Gatten 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
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gatten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gatten 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 223 immigration records available for the last name Gatten. 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 938 military records available for the last name Gatten. For the veterans among your Gatten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gatten lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Gatten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Gatten in 1951 was 26, and 72 in 2004.

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