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Gately Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gatlaoich, ‘descendant of Gotlaoch’, a byname composed of the elements got ‘stammering’ + laoch ‘warrior’, ‘hero’. Variant spelling of the English surnames Gateley or Gatley.

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


Similar surnames: Gateley, Gatley, Gates, Garey, Ganey, Wakely, Gater, Fadely, Gravely

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Gately Family Origin

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Gately Family Occupations

What did your Gately ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Gately. 34% of Gately men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    34%
  • Painter
    34%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gately Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Gately. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gately census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Gately. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Gately. For the veterans among your Gately ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gately Life Expectancy

What is the average Gately lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Gately life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gately in 1941 was 26, and 76 in 2004.

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