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Fatta Family History

Fatta Name Meaning

Italian: from a shortened form of the medieval personal name Benfatta.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Matta, Fata, Fante, Ratta, Datta, Gatta, Catto, Fara, Catt, Cetta

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Where is the Fatta family from?

You can see how Fatta families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fatta family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Fatta families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Fatta families living in Ontario. This was about 91% of all the recorded Fatta's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Fatta families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fatta surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fatta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fatta. 21% of Fatta men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Fatta women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fatta were Farmer and Owner. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Farmer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    25%
  • Operator
    25%
  • Switchboard Operator
    17%
  • Owner
    17%
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What Fatta family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fatta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fatta 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 851 immigration records available for the last name Fatta. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 245 military records available for the last name Fatta. For the veterans among your Fatta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fatta lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Fatta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Fatta in 1950 was 51, and 87 in 2004.

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