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Kattau Family History

Kattau Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Kattan, Datta, Littau, Kastan, Katt, Sattar, Mattas, Kata, Matta

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Where is the Kattau family from?

You can see how Kattau families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kattau family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Kattau families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Kattau families living in Nebraska. This was about 83% of all the recorded Kattau's in USA. Nebraska had the highest population of Kattau families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kattau surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kattau ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Kattau. 100% of Kattau men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 444 census records available for the last name Kattau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kattau 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 77 immigration records available for the last name Kattau. 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 118 military records available for the last name Kattau. For the veterans among your Kattau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kattau lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kattau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kattau in 1964 was 53, and 85 in 2004.

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