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Catts Name Meaning

English: variant of Catt with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is now rare in Britain. Probably an Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Katz Dutch Kats or German Götz (see Goetz ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Cutts, Cates, Gatts, Catt, Oatts, Getts, Harts, Mitts, Cater, Botts

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Where is the Catts family from?

You can see how Catts families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Catts family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Catts families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 5 Catts families living in Delaware. This was about 50% of all the recorded Catts's in USA. Delaware had the highest population of Catts families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Catts surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Catts ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Catts. 27% of Catts men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Catts women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Catts were Bookkeeper and Cook. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Bookkeeper
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    25%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • Cook
    13%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Catts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Catts census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 847 immigration records available for the last name Catts. 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 Cards

There are 760 military records available for the last name Catts. For the veterans among your Catts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Catts lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Catts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Catts in 1956 was 68, and 79 in 2004.

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