Gathings Family History

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Gathings Name Meaning

German (Gäthings): patronymic from Gäth, a variant of Gäde (see Gaede).

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


Similar surnames: Gatling, Mannings, Mathies, Garing, Getting, Gatlin, Goings, Mathis

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Gathings Family Origin

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Gathings Family Occupations

What did your Gathings ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gathings occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Gathings's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gathings family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Cigar Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gathings.

View Census data for Gathings | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Cigar Dealer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Gathings Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gathings. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gathings 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gathings. 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 Gathings. For the veterans among your Gathings ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gathings Life Expectancy

What is the average Gathings lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Gathings life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Gathings in 1951 was 51, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gathings

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gathings 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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