Gatton Family History

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Gatton Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from a place in Surrey so named, from Old English gat ‘goat’ + tun ‘enclosure’.

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

Similar surnames: Gratton, Hatton, Watton, Garton, Gayton, Tatton, Catton, Galton

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Gatton Family Origin

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Gatton Family Occupations

What did your Gatton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gatton. A less common occupation for the Gatton family was Keeping House. The most common Gatton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Gatton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gatton ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gatton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Gatton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gatton 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 569 immigration records available for the last name Gatton. 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 Gatton. For the veterans among your Gatton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gatton Life Expectancy

What is the average Gatton lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gatton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gatton in 1945 was 22, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gatton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gatton 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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