Patton Family History

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Patton Name Meaning

English, northern Irish, and Scottish: from a pet form of the personal name Pate.

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


Similar surnames: Hatton, Payton, Paton, Matton, Catton, Paxton, Watton, Tatton, Batton

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Patton Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Patton name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    51%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    20%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    3%

  • Norway

    3%

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Patton Family Origin

Where is the Patton family from?

Patton Family Occupations

What did your Patton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Labourer and Coalminer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Patton. A less common occupation for the Patton family was Annuitant. The most common Patton occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Patton's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coalminer

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%

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

Patton Historical Records

What Patton family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 280,000 census records available for the last name Patton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Patton 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 23,000 immigration records available for the last name Patton. 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 65,000 military records available for the last name Patton. For the veterans among your Patton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Patton Life Expectancy

What is the average Patton lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Patton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Patton in 1940 was 39, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Patton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Patton 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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