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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In 1921, Agent was the top reported job for people in the CA named Gatlin.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Agent

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Gatlin Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 762 immigration records available for the last name Gatlin. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Gatlin. For the veterans among your Gatlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gatlin Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Gatlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gatlin in 1941 was 55, and 71 in 2004.

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