Gaitan Family History

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Gaitan Name Meaning

Hispanic: variant of Italian Gaetano.

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

Similar surnames: Gaytan, Gaeta, Gaetani, Maita, Gaetano, Gatta, Faiman, Gaia, Galban

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Gaitan Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Gaitan name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Gaitan. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • France


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Gaitan Family Origin

Where is the Gaitan family from?

Gaitan Family Occupations

What did your Gaitan ancestors do for a living?

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

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Gaitan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Gaitan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaitancensus 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Gaitan. 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 589 military records available for the last name Gaitan. For the veterans among your Gaitan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaitan Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaitan lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Gaitan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Gaitan in 1951 was 50, and 62 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaitan 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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