Cattanach Family History

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Cattanach Name Meaning

Scottish: from Gaelic Cattanaich ‘belonging to Clan Chattan’, the name of a clan said to be descended from one Gillecatain ‘servant of St. Catan’.

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


Similar surnames: Catanach, Kavanagh, Athanas, Attanasio, Callanan, Cattani, Cattaneo

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Cattanach Family Origin

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Cattanach Family Occupations

What did your Cattanach ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cattanach. A less common occupation for the Cattanach family was Oil Merchant. The most common Cattanach occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Cattanach's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Oil Merchant

    17%

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

Cattanach Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cattanach Life Expectancy

What is the average Cattanach lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Cattanach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cattanach in 1959 was 51, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cattanach

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cattanach 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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