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Wratten Family History

Wratten Name Meaning
English (Kent): probably a variant spelling of Ratten, from Old French raton ‘rat’, an unflattering nickname for someone thought to resemble a rat, or possibly a metonymic occupational name for a rat catcher.

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

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14,069 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
641 Military Records
586 Immigration Records
11,685 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Wratten Families

  • Number of Wratten families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wratten families
     117 - 232
     40 - 116
     1 - 39
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wratten last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Wratten Family Origin

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Wratten Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Wratten

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Wratten Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wratten census records

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Wratten Civil War Service Records

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