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Catton Name Meaning

habitational name from any of the various places called Catton, for example in Derbyshire, Norfolk, and North Yorkshire, all apparently from an Old English byname Catta meaning ‘cat’ or Old Norse Káti meaning ‘boy’ + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. from a pet form of Catherine.

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


Similar surnames: Caton, Hatton, Caston, Cayton, Watton, Calton, Tatton, Litton, Cotton

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Catton Family Origin

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Catton Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Catton. A less common occupation for the Catton family was Carpenter. The most common Catton occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Catton's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Catton Historical Records

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Catton Life Expectancy

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