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Cather Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Catter or Cather in Dumbartonshire. Altered spelling of Austrian German Köther, a variant of Kötter (see Koetter).

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


Similar surnames: Cathers, Cater, Rather, Lather, Carver, Ruther, Panther, Mathew

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Cather Family Origin

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Cather Family Occupations

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

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  • Coal Miner

    17%
  • Artificial Flower Maker

    8%
  • Assist Curate

    8%
  • Colly; Firesman

    8%

In 1881, the most common Cather occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 17% of Cather's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Cather family was Colly; Firesman. Coal Miner, Artificial Flower Maker and Assist Curate were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cather.

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Cather Historical Records

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Cather Life Expectancy

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