Catron Family History

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Catron Name Meaning

Americanized form of English Kettering. Possibly also French, from a pet form of the female personal name Catherine.

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

Similar surnames: Caron, Caton, Catton, Capron, Catlin, Baron, Carron, Patton, Citron

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Catron Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Catron name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Catron. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Italy


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Catron Family Origin

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Catron Family Occupations

What did your Catron ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Catron family was Miller. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Catron. The most common Catron occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Catron's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Miller


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

Catron Historical Records

What Catron family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Catron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Catron 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 840 immigration records available for the last name Catron. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Catron. For the veterans among your Catron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Catron Life Expectancy

What is the average Catron lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Catron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Catron in 1941 was 70, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Catron 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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