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Catherine Name Meaning

French and English: from the medieval female personal name Catherine, Latin Caterina. This is of uncertain origin, being first attested in Greek in the form Aikaterine but later affected by folk etymological associations with Greek katharos ‘pure’. It was borne by various early Christian saints, and was popular throughout the Middle Ages.

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


Similar surnames: Caterina, Cater, Casterline, Mathurin, Angeline, Crumrine, Thesing

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Catherine Family Origin

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Catherine Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    50%
  • Fisherman

    10%
  • Journalier

    10%
  • Stevedore

    10%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Catherine family was Stevedore. The most common Catherine occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 50% of Catherine's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Fisherman and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Catherine.

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