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Patlan Name Meaning

Nahuatl: probably a habitational name from an unidentified place, with the suffix -tlan ‘place near where there is abundance of’, or perhaps from patlan ‘to fly’.

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


Similar surnames: Putman, Patak, Palla, Satran, Oatman, Patman, Palen, Paton, Matlin

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Where is the Patlan family from?

You can see how Patlan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Patlan family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Patlan families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Patlan families living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Patlan's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Patlan families in 1911.
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What did your Patlan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Patlan. 34% of Patlan men worked as a Laborer.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Farm Laborer
    27%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Farmer
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Patlan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Patlan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 357 immigration records available for the last name Patlan. 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 Cards

There are 129 military records available for the last name Patlan. For the veterans among your Patlan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Patlan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Patlan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Patlan in 1962 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

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