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Kata Family History

Kata Name Meaning

Polish, Slovak, and Hungarian: from Kata, a vernacular short form of the female personal name Catherine (Polish Katarzyna, Hungarian Katalin). Indian (Andhra Pradesh): Hindu name of unknown meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Kara, Kala, Lata, Kato, Kota, Fata, Tata, Mata, Kosa, Data

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Where is the Kata family from?

You can see how Kata families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kata family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kata families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Kata families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Kata's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Kata families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kata surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kata ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kata. 31% of Kata men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Kata women worked as a Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kata were Machine Operator and Stitcher.

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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
    31%
  • Salesman
    22%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Machine Operator
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Typist
    25%
  • Packer
    25%
  • Maid
    25%
  • Stitcher
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kata. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kata 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kata. 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 294 military records available for the last name Kata. For the veterans among your Kata ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kata lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kata life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Kata in 1954 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

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