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Catano Name Meaning

Italian (southern): from a variant of the personal name Caetano (see Gaetano ). Italian: from Old Italian cattano ‘captain’ thus a variant of Cattaneo . Italian (Sicily): variant of Cattano an occupational name for a producer or seller of cotton from Arabic qaṭṭān. Spanish (Cataño): possibly of Italian origin (see above).

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

Similar surnames: Casano, Caetano, Cattani, Catino, Castano, Capano, Tano, Stano

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Where is the Catano family from?

You can see how Catano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Catano family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Catano families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Catano families living in Nevada. This was about 55% of all the recorded Catano's in USA. Nevada had the highest population of Catano families in 1880.
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What did your Catano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Catano. 59% of Catano men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Catano women worked as a Laborer. .

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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
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Barber

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Catano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Catano 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 628 immigration records available for the last name Catano. 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 168 military records available for the last name Catano. For the veterans among your Catano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Catano lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Catano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Catano in 1941 was 40, and 68 in 2004.

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