Gater Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Gaiter.

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


Similar surnames: Ganter, Gaiter, Cater, Gates, Gayer, Galer, Ater, Water, Gaver, Gaer

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Gater Family Origin

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Gater Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    9%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Potter

    4%
  • Collier

    3%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Labourer and Potter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gater. The most common Gater occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 9% of Gater's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Gater family was Collier.

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Gater Historical Records

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Gater Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Gater life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Gater in 1946 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gater

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