Cathers Family History

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Cathers Name Meaning

Variant of the Scottish habitational name Cather, now occurring chiefly in northern Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Cather, Gathers, Crothers, Watters, Rather, Flathers, Waters, Nethers

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Cathers Family Origin

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Cathers Family Occupations

What did your Cathers ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bus Driver Lptb and House Duties Unpaid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Cathers. 17% of Cathers men worked as a Bus Driver Lptb and 20% of Cathers women worked as a House Duties Unpaid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cathers were Household Duties and Up Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bus Driver Lptb
    17%
  • Exporst despatel Crane Driver Express 1st Bat The Lamer Onians 3241512
    17%
  • Gl Steel T Works Heavy
    17%
  • Household Duties
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • House Duties Unpaid
    20%
  • Private Means
    20%
  • Shorthand Typist
    20%
  • Up Household Duties
    20%

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

Cathers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Cathers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cathers 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 648 immigration records available for the last name Cathers. 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 932 military records available for the last name Cathers. For the veterans among your Cathers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cathers Life Expectancy

What is the average Cathers lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Cathers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Cathers in 1942 was 68, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cathers

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