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Patten Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of clogs, from Middle English paten ‘clog’ (Old French patin). English: variant spelling of Patton.

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


Similar surnames: Platten, Wratten, Hatten, Panter, Pattee, Paster, Gatten, Matter

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Patten Family Origin

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Patten Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Shoemaker

    5%
  • Sailor

    4%

In 1881, the most common Patten occupation in Canada was Farmer. 30% of Patten's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Patten family was Sailor. Farmer, Carpenter and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Patten.

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Patten Historical Records

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Patten Life Expectancy

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