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Gathings Family History

Gathings Name Meaning
German (Gäthings): patronymic from Gäth, a variant of Gäde (see Gaede).

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

18,822 Historical Documents with Gathings on Ancestry.com
4,238 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
511 Military Records
97 Immigration Records
2,355 Census and Voter Lists
11,621 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gathings Families

  • Number of Gathings families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gathings families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gathings last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gathings census records

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Gathings Family Origin

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Gathings Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Gathings

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Gathings Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gathings census records

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Gathings Civil War Service Records

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