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Catlin Name Meaning

English (London and Hertfordshire): from the Middle English and Old French female personal name Cat(h)eline the common French pronunciation of Caterine (see Catherine ). French (Pas-de-Calais): rare variant of Cathelin (and in North America possibly also an altered form of this) a cognate of 1 above.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Gatlin, Carlin, Catron, Maslin, Caplin, Taplin, Valin, Cain, Camplin

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Where is the Catlin family from?

You can see how Catlin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Catlin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Catlin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 58 Catlin families living in New York. This was about 35% of all the recorded Catlin's in USA. New York had the highest population of Catlin families in 1840.
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What did your Catlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Catlin. 18% of Catlin men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Catlin women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Catlin were Clerk and Waitress. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Maid
  • Waitress
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Catlin. 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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There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Catlin. For the veterans among your Catlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Catlin lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Catlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Catlin in 1944 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

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