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Catto Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Catoe . Italian (Veneto): possibly derived from a short form of the female personal name Caterina .

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


Similar surnames: Catt, Cato, Matto, Canto, Cardo, Gatt, Caso, Lotto, Catron, Calo

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Where is the Catto family from?

You can see how Catto families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Catto family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Catto families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1840 there was 1 Catto family living in Alabama. This was about 50% of all the recorded Catto's in USA. Alabama and 1 other state had the highest population of Catto families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Catto surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Catto ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Catto. 24% of Catto men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Catto women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Catto were Salesman and Manager. .

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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
    24%
  • Truck Driver
    12%
  • Labrador
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
    25%
  • Teacher
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Manager
    25%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Catto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Catto census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Catto. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Catto. For the veterans among your Catto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Catto lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Catto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Catto in 1954 was 48, and 83 in 2004.

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