Myatt Family History

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Myatt Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): from the Middle English personal name Myat, formed from My, a truncated version of Mihel (an Old French form of Michael) + the diminutive suffix -at (from Old French -et, crossed with the originally pejorative Old French -ard).

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

Similar surnames: Pyatt, Wyatt, Mowatt, Matt, Hyatt, Platt, Batt, Wyant, Evatt, Bratt

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Myatt Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Myatt name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Myatt. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


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Myatt Family Origin

Where is the Myatt family from?

Myatt Family Occupations

What did your Myatt ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Potter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Myatt. A less common occupation for the Myatt family was Labourer. The most common Myatt occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Myatt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Potter

  • Labourer


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

Myatt Historical Records

What Myatt family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Myatt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Myatt 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Myatt. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Myatt. For the veterans among your Myatt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Myatt Life Expectancy

What is the average Myatt lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Myatt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Myatt in 1941 was 23, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Myatt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Myatt 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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