Gatt Name Meaning

Scottish: of uncertain derivation. Black believes it may be local to Dunfermline, where it was first recorded in 1579. South German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with the same root as Middle High German gate ‘companion’, ‘compatible person’.

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


Similar surnames: Gatz, Gott, Hatt, Gant, Gast, Gath, Batt, Watt, Catt, Matt

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Gatt Family Origin

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Gatt Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    47%
  • Fishermans Wife

    6%
  • Fisherman'S Wife

    4%
  • Joiner

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gatt family was Joiner. Fisherman, Fishermans Wife and Fisherman'S Wife were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gatt. The most common Gatt occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 47% of Gatt's were Fishermans.

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Gatt Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Gatt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Gatt in 1962 was 58, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gatt

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