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Gatson Family History

Gatson Name Meaning
Origin uncertain. Perhaps a metathesized form of Gaston. UK 1, Scotland.

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

16,559 Historical Documents with Gatson on Ancestry.com
5,748 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
703 Military Records
264 Immigration Records
4,114 Census and Voter Lists
5,730 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gatson Families

  • Number of Gatson families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gatson families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Gatson families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gatson Family Origin

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Gatson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Gatson

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Gatson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gatson census records

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Gatson Civil War Service Records

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