Flaten Family History

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Flaten Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms so named, from Old Norse flati, flotr ‘plain’, ‘meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Bladen, Plate, Floden, Flath, Flagel, Laton, Flater, Alten, Flatow

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Flaten Family Origin

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Flaten Family Occupations

What did your Flaten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Liquor Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flaten. The most common Flaten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Flaten's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Flaten family was Photographer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Liquor Dealer

    8%
  • Photographer

    8%

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

Flaten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Flaten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flaten census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Flaten

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Flaten. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Flaten. For the veterans among your Flaten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flaten Life Expectancy

What is the average Flaten lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Flaten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Flaten in 1946 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flaten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flaten 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.

Famous Flaten Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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