Gathright Family History

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Gathright Name Meaning

English: origin uncertain; probably a variant of Cartwright.

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

Similar surnames: Cartright, Canright, Cutright, Albright, Boatright, Akright

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Gathright Family Origin

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Gathright Family Occupations

What did your Gathright ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gathright occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Gathright's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gathright family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gathright.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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Gathright Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gathright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gathright 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 163 immigration records available for the last name Gathright. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gathright. For the veterans among your Gathright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gathright Life Expectancy

What is the average Gathright lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Gathright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gathright in 1951 was 54, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gathright

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