Catt Name Meaning

English: nickname from the animal, Middle English catte ‘cat’. The word is found in similar forms in most European languages from very early times (e.g. Gaelic cath, Slavic kotu). Domestic cats were unknown in Europe in classical times, when weasels fulfilled many of their functions, for example in hunting rodents. They seem to have come from Egypt, where they were regarded as sacred animals. English: from a medieval female personal name, a short form of Catherine. Variant spelling of German and Dutch Katt.

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


Similar surnames: Hatt, Katt, Cott, Batt, Matt, Watt, Cart, Catto, Gatt, Cain

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Catt Family Origin

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Catt Family Occupations

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In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Catt. The most common Catt occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Catt's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Catt family was Labourer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    14%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Gardener

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

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Catt Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Catt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Catt in 1958 was 72, and 73 in 2004.

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