Gatling Family History

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Gatling Name Meaning

English: variant of Gatlin. Possibly a respelling of German Gättling (see Gatlin 2).

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


Similar surnames: Gatlin, Watling, Halling, Arling, Matlin, Alling, Harling, Gosling

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Gatling Family Origin

Where is the Gatling family from?

Gatling Family Occupations

What did your Gatling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gatling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Gatling's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gatling. A less common occupation for the Gatling family was Works On Farm.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Works On Farm

    6%

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

Gatling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gatling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gatling 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 Gatling

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gatling. 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 Gatling. For the veterans among your Gatling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gatling Life Expectancy

What is the average Gatling lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Gatling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Gatling in 1960 was 44, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gatling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gatling 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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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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