Catherine Family History

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Catherine Name Meaning

French and English: from the medieval female personal name Catherine, Latin Caterina. This is of uncertain origin, being first attested in Greek in the form Aikaterine but later affected by folk etymological associations with Greek katharos ‘pure’. It was borne by various early Christian saints, and was popular throughout the Middle Ages.

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

Similar surnames: Caterina, Cater, Casterline, Mathurin, Angeline, Crumrine, Thesing

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Catherine Family Origin

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Catherine Family Occupations

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In 1939, Apperical rap Health Insurance and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Catherine. 4% of Catherine men worked as an Apperical rap Health Insurance and 43% of Catherine women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Catherine were Assistant Heavy and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Apperical rap Health Insurance
  • Assistant Boiler Maker Heavy W
  • Assistant Bookeeper dispenser Clerk
  • Assistant Heavy

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated

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

Catherine Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Catherine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Catherine 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Catherine. 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 Catherine. For the veterans among your Catherine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Catherine Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Catherine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Catherine in 1959 was 63, and 75 in 2003.

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