Catalan Family History

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Catalan Name Meaning

Spanish (Catalán): regional name for someone from Catalonia (Spanish Cataluña).

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


Similar surnames: Catalano, Catala, Catalina, Canal, Atilano, Oatman, Cataldo, Carolan

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Catalan Family Origin

Where is the Catalan family from?

Catalan Family Occupations

What did your Catalan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Catalan family was Store Keeper. Farmer, Fruit Stand and Keeper House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Catalan. The most common Catalan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Catalan's were Farmers.

View Census data for Catalan | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    40%
  • Fruit Stand

    20%
  • Keeper House

    20%
  • Store Keeper

    20%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Catalan Historical Records

What Catalan family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1891 UK census records for Catalan

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Catalan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Catalan. For the veterans among your Catalan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Catalan Life Expectancy

What is the average Catalan lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Catalan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Catalan in 1942 was 41, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Catalan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Catalan 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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