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Patteson Name Meaning

Scottish northern English or Irish: variant of Patterson .

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

Similar surnames: Matteson, Patterson, Pattison, Patton, Catterson, Watterson, Bateson

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Where is the Patteson family from?

You can see how Patteson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Patteson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Patteson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 118 Patteson families living in Durham. This was about 21% of all the recorded Patteson's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Patteson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Patteson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Patteson 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 Patteson. 32% of Patteson men worked as a General Labourer and 68% of Patteson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Patteson were Old Age Pensioner 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
  • Underground Miner H W
  • Coal Ripperbelowhv
  • Old Age Pensioner

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Patteson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Patteson 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Patteson. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Patteson. For the veterans among your Patteson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Patteson lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Patteson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Patteson in 1959 was 47, and 84 in 2004.

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