Catena Family History

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Catena Name Meaning

habitational name from any of several places called Catena, from Latin catena ‘chain’. from the Marian name (Maria della) Catena, the patron saint of many communities in eastern Sicily.

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


Similar surnames: Cadena, Caton, Avena, Tena, Canepa, Catania, Cabana, Cabeza, Arena

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Catena Family Origin

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Catena Family Occupations

What did your Catena ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bench Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Catena. 11% of Catena men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Catena women worked as a Bench Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Catena were Fish and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    11%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Baker
    3%
  • Fish
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bench Worker
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Floor Girl
    8%
  • Operator
    8%

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

Catena Historical Records

What Catena family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Catena. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Catena 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 849 immigration records available for the last name Catena. 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 391 military records available for the last name Catena. For the veterans among your Catena ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Catena Life Expectancy

What is the average Catena lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Catena life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Catena in 1953 was 38, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Catena

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Catena 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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