Gatliff Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Gatliff Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Gatley in Greater Manchester (formerly in Cheshire), recorded in 1290 as Gateclyve, from Old English gat ‘goat’ + clif ‘cliff’, ‘bank’.

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

Similar surnames: Ratcliff, Bailiff, Gatlin, Aliff, Griff, Gaff, Iliff, Elliff, Stiff

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Gatliff Family Origin

Where is the Gatliff family from?

Gatliff Family Occupations

What did your Gatliff ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Captain R E Retired and Hospital Almoner At Present Co Public Heath De were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gatliff. 50% of Gatliff men worked as a Captain R E Retired and 34% of Gatliff women worked as a Hospital Almoner At Present Co Public Heath De. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gatliff were Civil Servant (treasury) and Visitor (evacuated)

View Census data for Gatliff | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Captain R E Retired
  • Civil Servant (treasury)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Hospital Almoner At Present Co Public Heath De
  • Independent Means
  • Visitor (evacuated)

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

Gatliff Historical Records

What Gatliff family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gatliff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gatliff 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 Gatliff

Passenger List

There are 187 immigration records available for the last name Gatliff. 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.

View all Gatliff immigration records

Draft Card

There are 643 military records available for the last name Gatliff. For the veterans among your Gatliff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Gatliff military records

You've only scratched the surface of Gatliff family history.

Gatliff Life Expectancy

What is the average Gatliff lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Gatliff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Gatliff in 1952 was 55, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gatliff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gatliff 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.

Famous Gatliff Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name