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Flathers Name Meaning

English: variant of or patronymic from Flather, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of flathes or flawns, a type of pancake or custard, Middle English flather, flathir.

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


Similar surnames: Weathers, Feather, Lather, Flasher, Feathers, Lathers, Latner

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Flathers Family Origin

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Flathers Family Occupations

What did your Flathers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Flathers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Flathers's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Flathers family was Furniture Dealer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flathers.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Furniture Dealer

    4%

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

Flathers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Flathers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flathers 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Flathers. 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 Flathers. For the veterans among your Flathers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flathers Life Expectancy

What is the average Flathers lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Flathers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Flathers in 1958 was 70, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flathers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flathers 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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