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Cato Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish Catto. Spanish and Catalan (Cató): possibly from a personal name taken with reference to the Roman republican statesman Cato. Swedish: perhaps a soldier’s name, likewise bestowed with reference to Cato, the Roman statesman.

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


Similar surnames: Cayo, Catto, Calo, Mato, Caro, Catt, Capo, Canto, Caso, Cao

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Cato Family Origin

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Cato Family Occupations

What did your Cato ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Cato occupation in the UK was Labourer. 6% of Cato's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Cato family was Aug Lab. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cato.

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  • Labourer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Shoemaker

    4%
  • Aug Lab

    3%

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

Cato Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cato. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cato 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Cato. 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 Cato. For the veterans among your Cato ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cato Life Expectancy

What is the average Cato lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Cato life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Cato in 1944 was 27, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cato

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cato 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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