Gaeta Family History

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Gaeta Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from Gaeta, a place in Latina province. Italian: probably a habitational name from Gaeta in Italy (see 1 above and Gaytan). Catalan (Gaetà): probably a variant spelling of the Catalan family name Gaietà.

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


Similar surnames: Malta, Mata, Warta, Gatta, Gaia, Fata, Gauna, Gretz, Banta, Gast

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Gaeta Family Origin

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Gaeta Family Occupations

What did your Gaeta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gaeta. 25% of Gaeta men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Gaeta women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gaeta were Proprietor and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • New Worker
    7%
  • Proprietor
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    15%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Dressmaker
    8%

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

Gaeta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gaeta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaeta 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Gaeta. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Gaeta. For the veterans among your Gaeta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaeta Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaeta lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gaeta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Gaeta in 1957 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

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