Catton Family History

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Catton Name Meaning

habitational name from any of the various places called Catton, for example in Derbyshire, Norfolk, and North Yorkshire, all apparently from an Old English byname Catta meaning ‘cat’ or Old Norse Káti meaning ‘boy’ + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. from a pet form of Catherine.

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

Similar surnames: Caton, Hatton, Caston, Cayton, Watton, Calton, Tatton, Litton, Cotton

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Catton Family Origin

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Catton Family Occupations

What did your Catton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Catton. A less common occupation for the Catton family was Carpenter. The most common Catton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Catton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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Catton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Catton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Catton 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Catton. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Catton. For the veterans among your Catton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Catton Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Catton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Catton in 1962 was 66, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Catton 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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