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Catalan Name Meaning

Spanish (Catalán): regional name for someone from Catalonia (Spanish Cataluña).

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


Similar surnames: Catalano, Catala, Catalina, Canal, Atilano, Oatman, Cataldo, Carolan

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Catalan Family Origin

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Catalan Family Occupations

What did your Catalan ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Fruit Stand

    20%
  • Keeper House

    20%
  • Store Keeper

    20%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Catalan family was Store Keeper. The most common Catalan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Catalan's were Farmers. Farmer, Fruit Stand and Keeper House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Catalan.

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Catalan Historical Records

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Catalan Life Expectancy

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