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Ivatt Family History

Ivatt Surname Meaning

perhaps a variant of Evett as apparently illustrated by George Ivett alias George Evatte 1591-6 in TNA (Middx) in which case the historical pronunciation will have been /ɪvət/. Compare James Ivatt 1595 Elizabeth Evatt 1625 in IGI (Saint Botolph without Aldgate London); Mrs. Hivets and the Rev. Mr. Hivetts (otherwise known as Evetts) 1775 1783 in Notts Archives (Strelley Notts); and John Evetts 1705 John Ivatts 1730 in IGI (Aylesbury Bucks).

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016


Similar surnames: Evatt, Izatt, Batt, Hatt, Catt, Bratt, Blatt, Platt, Ivan, Wyatt

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Where is the Ivatt family from?

You can see how Ivatt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ivatt family name was found in the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1911. The most Ivatt families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 53 Ivatt families living in Cambridgeshire. This was about 72% of all the recorded Ivatt's in United Kingdom. Cambridgeshire had the highest population of Ivatt families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ivatt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ivatt ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Ivatt. 72% of Ivatt men worked as a Farmer and 73% of Ivatt women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ivatt were Farm Foreman Heavy Worker and Unpaid Household 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Farmer
    72%
  • Farm Foreman Heavy Worker
    29%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    73%
  • Private Means
    6%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Unpaid Household Duties
    6%
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Passenger Lists

There are 224 immigration records available for the last name Ivatt. 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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There are 81 military records available for the last name Ivatt. For the veterans among your Ivatt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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