Cathers Family History

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Cathers Name Meaning

Variant of the Scottish habitational name Cather, now occurring chiefly in northern Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Cather, Gathers, Crothers, Watters, Rather, Flathers, Waters, Nethers

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Cathers Family Origin

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Cathers Family Occupations

What did your Cathers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cathers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Cathers's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cathers family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cathers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cathers ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cathers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cathers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cathers 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Cathers. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Cathers. For the veterans among your Cathers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cathers Life Expectancy

What is the average Cathers lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Cathers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Cathers in 1942 was 68, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cathers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cathers ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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