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Cato Family History

Cato Name Meaning
Variant of Scottish Catto.Spanish and Catalan (Cató): possibly from a personal name taken with reference to the Roman republican statesman Cato.Swedish: perhaps a soldier’s name, likewise bestowed with reference to Cato, the Roman statesman.

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

240,618 Historical Documents with Cato on Ancestry.com
48,016 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,933 Military Records
2,982 Immigration Records
38,327 Census and Voter Lists
143,360 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cato Families

  • Number of Cato families
     64 - 126
     22 - 63
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cato families
     45 - 87
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cato families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cato census records

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Cato Family Origin

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Cato Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Cato

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Cato Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cato census records

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Cato Civil War Service Records

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