Cate Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Possibly from one of the many variants of Dutch kat ‘cat’. See also Kath, Catt.

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


Similar surnames: Cane, Catt, Cale, Tate, Cato, Cave, Lane, Cater, Cage, Cake

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Cate Family Origin

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Cate Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Lawyer

    25%
  • Institutrice

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cate family was Laborer. Farmer, Lawyer and Institutrice were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cate. The most common Cate occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Cate's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Cate | Data not to scale

Cate Historical Records

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Cate Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Cate life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Cate in 1942 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cate

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