Gatta Family History

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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

What did your Gatta ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Gatta family was Laborer.

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  • Bookkeeper

  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Gatta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gatta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gatta 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Gatta. 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 610 military records available for the last name Gatta. For the veterans among your Gatta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gatta Life Expectancy

What is the average Gatta lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gatta 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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