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Katt Family History

Katt Name Meaning

from a Germanic personal name, Katt, of obscure origin. from Middle Low German katte ‘cat’, Middle Dutch catte, hence a nickname conferred with reference to some attribute of the animal, such as independence or light-footedness.

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


Similar surnames: Catt, Kitt, Batt, Hatt, Kath, Klatt, Gatt, Latt, Kats, Kant

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Where is the Katt family from?

You can see how Katt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Katt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Katt families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Katt family living in New Jersey. This was 100% of all the recorded Katt's in the USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Katt families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Katt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Katt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Katt. 27% of Katt men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Katt women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Katt were Janitor and Saleslady.

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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
    27%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Janitor
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Saleslady
    10%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Katt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Katt 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 Katt. 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 Katt. For the veterans among your Katt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Katt lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Katt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Katt in 1951 was 54, and 66 in 2004.

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