Cattell Family History

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Cattell Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Caddell. English (chiefly West Midlands): from a pet form of the female personal name Catlin.

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


Similar surnames: Castell, Hartell, Wartell, Caddell, Capwell, Cantwell, Carnell

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Cattell Family Origin

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Cattell Family Occupations

What did your Cattell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cattell family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cattell. The most common Cattell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Cattell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Cattell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cattell Life Expectancy

What is the average Cattell lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Cattell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Cattell in 1950 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cattell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cattell 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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