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Catanese Name Meaning

Southern Italian: habitational name for someone from the Sicilian port of Catania, from an adjectival form of the place name.

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


Similar surnames: Matarese, Chianese, Panarese, Calvanese, Lanese, Granese, Savarese

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Where is the Catanese family from?

You can see how Catanese families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Catanese family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Catanese families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Catanese families living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Catanese's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Catanese families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Catanese surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Catanese ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Catanese. 38% of Catanese men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Catanese women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Catanese were New Worker and Operator. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    38%
  • Proprietor
    7%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • New Worker
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    18%
  • Seamstress
    15%
  • Typist
    12%
  • Operator
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Catanese. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Catanese census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Catanese. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 925 military records available for the last name Catanese. For the veterans among your Catanese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Catanese lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Catanese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Catanese in 1956 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

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