Gattis Family History

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Gattis Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a watchman, from Middle English, Old French gaite ‘watchman’.

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

Similar surnames: Gates, Mattis, Gatlin, Artis, Bettis, Gatton, Pettis, Gareis, Mathis

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Gattis Family Origin

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Gattis Family Occupations

What did your Gattis ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner and Ship Yard Driller were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gattis. The most common Gattis occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 50% of Gattis's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Ship Yard Driller


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

Gattis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gattis Life Expectancy

What is the average Gattis lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Gattis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Gattis in 1951 was 59, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gattis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gattis 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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