Katon Family History

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Katon Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Hebrew qoton ‘small’.

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


Similar surnames: Karten, Kazan, Baron, Kalin, Laton, Kano, Karon, Malon, Razon, Kulon

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Katon Family Origin

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Katon Family Occupations

What did your Katon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Katon family was Farming. The most common Katon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Katon's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Katon.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    23%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Katon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Katon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Katon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Katon

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Katon. 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 Katon. For the veterans among your Katon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Katon Life Expectancy

What is the average Katon lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Katon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Katon in 1963 was 74, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Katon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Katon 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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