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Tatton Family History

Tatton Surname Meaning

English (Staffordshire Cheshire and Lancashire): habitational name primarily from Tatton in Cheshire but occasionally from Tatton in Chickerell (Dorset). The placenames derive from the Old English personal name Tāta + Old English tūn ‘farmstead estate’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hatton, Watton, Talton, Catton, Gatton, Dutton, Tolton, Litton, Aston

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Where is the Tatton family from?

You can see how Tatton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tatton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tatton families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 24 Tatton families living in Ontario. This was about 43% of all the recorded Tatton's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Tatton families in 1911.
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What did your Tatton ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Tatton. 43% of Tatton men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Tatton women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Engineer
  • Farmers Son

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Tatton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tatton 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tatton. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tatton. For the veterans among your Tatton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tatton lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Tatton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Tatton in 1962 was 73, and 34 in 2004.

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