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Catterall Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Catterall in Lancashire, possibly named from Old Norse kattar-hali ‘cat’s tail’, referring to a long, thin piece of land.

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


Similar surnames: Tattersall, Catterton, Waterfall, Chatterton, Cantrell, Castell

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Catterall Family Origin

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Catterall Family Occupations

What did your Catterall ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Catterall occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Catterall's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Catterall family was Labourer. Farmer, Cotton Weaver and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Catterall.

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Cotton Weaver

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%

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

Catterall Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Catterall Life Expectancy

What is the average Catterall lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Catterall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Catterall in 1954 was 62, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Catterall

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Catterall 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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