Wratten Family History

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Wratten Name Meaning

English (Kent): probably a variant spelling of Ratten, from Old French raton ‘rat’, an unflattering nickname for someone thought to resemble a rat, or possibly a metonymic occupational name for a rat catcher.

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


Similar surnames: Patten, Platten, Bratton, Braaten, Ratte, Rutten, Gratton, Hatten

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Wratten Family Origin

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Wratten Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Book Keeper

    7%
  • Builder

    7%
  • Butcher

    7%

In 1880, the most common Wratten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Wratten's were Farmers. Farmer, Book Keeper and Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wratten. A less common occupation for the Wratten family was Butcher.

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Wratten Historical Records

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Wratten Life Expectancy

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