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Katona Name Meaning

Hungarian: occupational name from katona ‘soldier’ (from Byzantine Greek katouna ‘tent’, ‘camp’).

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


Similar surnames: Kata, Sagona, Patoka, Kato, Celona, Kong, Paton, Ketola, Korona

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Katona Family Origin

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Katona Family Occupations

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Katona Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Katona Life Expectancy

What is the average Katona lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Katona life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Katona in 1951 was 69, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Katona 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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