Gatta Name Meaning

Italian: apparently a nickname from Old Italian gatta ‘cat’. Compare Gatto, which derives from the later, masculinized form of the same word.

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


Similar surnames: Gatto, Gatti, Fata, Matta, Fatta, Gaeta, Gast, Cetta, Ratta, Gotto

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Gatta Family Origin

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Gatta Family Occupations

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  • Bookkeeper

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gatta family was Laborer. Bookkeeper and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gatta. The most common Gatta occupation in the USA was Bookkeeper. 33% of Gatta's were Bookkeepers.

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Gatta Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Gatta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Gatta in 1953 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gatta

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