Katzenmeyer Family History

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Katzenmeyer Name Meaning

German: topographic name for the owner or tenant of the Katzenhof ‘cat farm’, from Middle High German katze ‘cat’ + meier ‘farmer’ (Latin major domus, literally ‘keeper of the household’). variant of Casimir (see Kazmierczak), which in German- and Yiddish-speaking environments produced forms such as Kasem(e)ier and Katzemeier.

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

Similar surnames: Lindenmeyer, Kammeyer, Westermeyer, Linsenmeyer, Steinmeyer

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Katzenmeyer Family Origin

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Katzenmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Katzenmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Katzenmeyer. 10% of Katzenmeyer men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Katzenmeyer women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Katzenmeyer were Farm Laborer and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Biller
  • Bookeeper
  • Bookkeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Katzenmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Katzenmeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Katzenmeyer 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 164 immigration records available for the last name Katzenmeyer. 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 258 military records available for the last name Katzenmeyer. For the veterans among your Katzenmeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Katzenmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Katzenmeyer lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Katzenmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Katzenmeyer in 1964 was 79, and 86 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Katzenmeyer

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