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Gaytan Name Meaning

Spanish (Gaytán): probably variant of Spanish Gaitan.

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


Similar surnames: Payan, Gaitan, Gayton, Dayton, Galban, Gaeta, Galvan, Gayman, Rayman

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Gaytan Family Origin

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Gaytan Family Occupations

What did your Gaytan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Limemaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gaytan. The most common Gaytan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Gaytan's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Limemaker

    50%

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

Gaytan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gaytan Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaytan lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gaytan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Gaytan in 1956 was 44, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaytan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaytan 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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