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Catching Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Göttgen, a Rhenish surname from a pet form of the personal name Gottfried, or of North German Gätjen, from the medieval personal name Gado, cognate with Middle High German gate ‘companion’ (see Gade).

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

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Catching Family Origin

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Catching Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Dentist

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Catching. A less common occupation for the Catching family was Dentist. The most common Catching occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Catching's were Farmers.

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Catching Life Expectancy

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