Catalano Family History

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Catalano Name Meaning

Italian: regional name for someone from Catalonia, Italian Catalogna (see Catala). The name is widespread in Italy, especially southern Italy, a reflection of the migration of Catalonians to Italy in the 11th and 13th centuries, and of the strong commercial and social links between the Catalano-Aragonese realm and the Mediterranean coast of Italy at that time.

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

Similar surnames: Catalan, Catapano, Vatalaro, Catalino, Catala, Cantalupo, Ortolano

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Catalano Family Origin

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Catalano Family Occupations

What did your Catalano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Catalano. 24% of Catalano men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Catalano women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Catalano were New Worker and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Barber
  • Proprietor
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • New Worker
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Catalano Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Catalano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Catalano 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Catalano. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Catalano. For the veterans among your Catalano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Catalano Life Expectancy

What is the average Catalano lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Catalano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Catalano in 1943 was 28, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Catalano

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Catalano 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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