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Patt Family History

Patt Surname Meaning

English (Devon):: variant of Pate perhaps a topographic name from Middle English (Old English) pat(t)e ‘marsh’.

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


Similar surnames: Putt, Catt, Platt, Pett, Pate, Pait, Matt, Pitt, Pott, Batt

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Where is the Patt family from?

You can see how Patt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Patt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Patt families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 49 Patt families living in Devon. This was about 21% of all the recorded Patt's in United Kingdom. Devon had the highest population of Patt families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Patt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Patt ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Patt. 50% of Patt men worked as a General Labourer and 88% of Patt women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Patt were Plumber electrical Engine and Housewife. .

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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

  • General Labourer
    50%
  • Plumber electrical Engine
    50%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    88%
  • Private Means
    8%
  • Housewife
    4%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Patt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Patt 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Patt. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Patt. For the veterans among your Patt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Patt lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Patt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Patt in 1954 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

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