Gatlin Family History

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Gatlin Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; probably a variant of Catlin or Gadling, a nickname from Old English gœdeling ‘kinsman’, ‘companion’, but also ‘low fellow’. Possibly an altered spelling of German Göttling, from a Germanic personal name formed with god ‘god’ or god ‘good’ + -ling suffix of affiliation, or, like Gättling (of which this may also be an altered form), a nickname from Middle High German getlinc ‘companion’, ‘kinsman’. Compare 1.

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


Similar surnames: Matlin, Maslin, Gaulin, Gamlin, Gatling, Catlin, Fallin, Kaelin

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Gatlin Family Origin

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Gatlin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Gatlin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Gatlin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gatlin family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gatlin.

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Gatlin Historical Records

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Gatlin Life Expectancy

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