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Cathcart Family History

Cathcart Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from Cathcart near Glasgow.

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

251,430 Historical Documents with Cathcart on Ancestry.com
41,395 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,729 Military Records
5,082 Immigration Records
37,150 Census and Voter Lists
162,074 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cathcart Families

  • Number of Cathcart families
     37 - 72
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cathcart families
     38 - 73
     13 - 37
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cathcart families
     68 - 133
     23 - 67
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cathcart census records

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Cathcart Family Origin

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Cathcart Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Cathcart

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Cathcart Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cathcart census records

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Cathcart Civil War Service Records

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