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Cathey Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of MacCathay, a Galloway surname of unexplained origin, also spelled Cathie.

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

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Cathey Family Origin

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Cathey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cathey. A less common occupation for the Cathey family was Laborer. The most common Cathey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Cathey's were Farmers.

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Cathey Historical Records

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Cathey Life Expectancy

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