Gatt Family History

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Gatt Name Meaning

Scottish: of uncertain derivation. Black believes it may be local to Dunfermline, where it was first recorded in 1579. South German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with the same root as Middle High German gate ‘companion’, ‘compatible person’.

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

Similar surnames: Gatz, Gott, Hatt, Gant, Gast, Gath, Batt, Watt, Catt, Matt

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Gatt Family Origin

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Gatt Family Occupations

What did your Gatt ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Caretaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Gatt. 19% of Gatt men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Gatt women worked as a Caretaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gatt were Carpenter and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • keeper
  • Agent
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Caretaker
  • Carpenter
  • Housekeeper
  • Student

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

Gatt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Gatt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gatt 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Gatt. 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 Gatt. For the veterans among your Gatt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gatt Life Expectancy

What is the average Gatt lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gatt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Gatt in 1962 was 58, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gatt ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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