Gateley Family History

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Gateley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Norfolk, so named from Old English gat ‘goat’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. Possibly a variant spelling of the Irish surname Gately or English Gatley.

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

Similar surnames: Gailey, Gatley, Goatley, Madeley, Wakeley, Batley, Gately, Akeley

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Gateley Family Origin

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Gateley Family Occupations

What did your Gateley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gateley. 6% of Gateley men worked as a General Labourer and 39% of Gateley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gateley were Navvy and Charman

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Chartered Civil Engineer
  • Farm Labourer
  • Navvy

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Charman

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

Gateley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gateley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gateley 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 828 immigration records available for the last name Gateley. 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 721 military records available for the last name Gateley. For the veterans among your Gateley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gateley Life Expectancy

What is the average Gateley lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gateley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Gateley in 1957 was 59, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gateley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gateley 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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