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Gatens Name Meaning

Irish: probably a variant of Gaitens, Gattins, Donegal variants of McGettigan.

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


Similar surnames: Givens, Gately, Goates, Gagen, Waters, Akens, Garen, Galen, Gapen

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Gatens Family Origin

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Gatens Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Coal Miner

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gatens family was Coal Miner. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gatens. The most common Gatens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Gatens's were Farmers.

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Gatens Historical Records

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Gatens Life Expectancy

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