Gatson Family History

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Gatson Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Perhaps a metathesized form of Gaston.

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


Similar surnames: Matson, Gasson, Getson, Faison, Parson, Danson, Gunson, Patton

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Gatson Family Origin

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Gatson Family Occupations

What did your Gatson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gatson occupation in the UK was Boot Maker. 33% of Gatson's were Boot Makers. Boot Maker and Coal Miner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gatson. A less common occupation for the Gatson family was Medical Practitioner.

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  • Boot Maker

    33%
  • Coal Miner

    33%
  • Medical Practitioner

    33%

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

Gatson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gatson Life Expectancy

What is the average Gatson lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Gatson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Gatson in 1952 was 24, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gatson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gatson 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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