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Catching Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Göttgen, a Rhenish surname from a pet form of the personal name Gottfried, or of North German Gätjen, from the medieval personal name Gado, cognate with Middle High German gate ‘companion’ (see Gade).

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


Similar surnames: Catchings, Carling, Watling, Fasching, Cutting, Catino, Hutchins

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Catching Family Origin

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Catching Family Occupations

What did your Catching ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Catching occupation in the UK was Beer Ho Keeper. 100% of Catching's were Beer Ho Keepers.

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  • Beer Ho Keeper

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Catching Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Catching Life Expectancy

What is the average Catching lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Catching life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Catching in 1941 was 48, and 40 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Catching

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Catching 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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