Cathey Family History

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Cathey Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of MacCathay, a Galloway surname of unexplained origin, also spelled Cathie.

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


Similar surnames: Cather, Casey, Rathel, Caskey, Carey, Carley, Fahey, Caughey, Cawley

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Cathey Family Origin

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Cathey Family Occupations

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  • Iron Ore Miner

    15%
  • Boiler Builder

    8%
  • Charwoman

    8%
  • Engine Driver At (Iron Mines)

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cathey family was Engine Driver At (Iron Mines). Iron Ore Miner, Boiler Builder and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cathey. The most common Cathey occupation in the UK was Iron Ore Miner. 15% of Cathey's were Iron Ore Miners.

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Cathey Historical Records

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Cathey Life Expectancy

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