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Catchings Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Göttgens or Gädjens, patronymics from Göttgen and Gädjen respectively (see Catching).

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


Similar surnames: Catching, Gathings, Carling, Kitchings, Patchin, Masching, Kitching

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Catchings Family Origin

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Catchings Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Com Merchant

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Catchings family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Com Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Catchings. The most common Catchings occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Catchings's were Farmers.

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Catchings Historical Records

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Catchings Life Expectancy

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