Catherman Family History

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Catherman Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Dutch Katherman, a nickname for someone who was very dextrous such as a juggler or conjuror, from Old French quatremains ‘four hands’. Compare Quarterman.

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

Similar surnames: Cotherman, Waterman, Kitterman, Ratterman, Ausherman, Bannerman

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Catherman Family Origin

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Catherman Family Occupations

What did your Catherman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Catherman family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Catherman. The most common Catherman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Catherman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter


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Catherman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Catherman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Catherman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 90 immigration records available for the last name Catherman. 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 Card

There are 718 military records available for the last name Catherman. For the veterans among your Catherman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Catherman Life Expectancy

What is the average Catherman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Catherman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Catherman in 1953 was 75, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Catherman

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