Gatley Family History

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Gatley Name Meaning

English: variant of Gatliff. Variant spelling of English Gateley or Irish Gately.

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

Similar surnames: Gateley, Gailey, Galley, Gawley, Galey, Gartley, Oatley, Watley

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Gatley Family Origin

Where is the Gatley family from?

Gatley Family Occupations

What did your Gatley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gatley family was Housekeeper. Farmer, Labourer and Cattle Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gatley. The most common Gatley occupation in the UK was Farmer. 11% of Gatley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Cattle Dealer

  • Housekeeper


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

Gatley Historical Records

What Gatley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Gatley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gatley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Gatley

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gatley. 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 Gatley. For the veterans among your Gatley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gatley Life Expectancy

What is the average Gatley lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gatley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Gatley in 1963 was 80, and 53 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gatley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gatley 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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