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Latty Family History

Latty Surname Meaning

Scottish: altered form of Latta . Swiss French: metonymic occupational name for a carpenter who used laths or slats derived from Old French lattis ‘lathwork’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Lauby, Last, Matey, Matty, Litty, Matte, Latta, Lasky, Harty, Athy

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Where is the Latty family from?

You can see how Latty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Latty family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Latty families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 51 Latty families living in Northumberland. This was about 39% of all the recorded Latty's in United Kingdom. Northumberland had the highest population of Latty families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Latty surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Latty ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Latty. 87% of Latty women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    87%
  • Private Means
    5%
  • Incapacitated
    5%
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
    5%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Latty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Latty census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 542 immigration records available for the last name Latty. 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 Cards

There are 928 military records available for the last name Latty. For the veterans among your Latty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Latty lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Latty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Latty in 1960 was 53, and 74 in 2004.

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