Catlin Family History

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Catlin Name Meaning

English: from the medieval female personal name Cat(e)lin(e), Anglo-Norman French form of Catherine.

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

Similar surnames: Gatlin, Carlin, Catron, Maslin, Caplin, Taplin, Valin, Cain, Camplin

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Catlin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Catlin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Catlin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Catlin Family Origin

Where is the Catlin family from?

Catlin Family Occupations

What did your Catlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Catlin occupation in Canada was Clerk. 33% of Catlin's were Clerks. A less common occupation for the Catlin family was Merchant. Clerk and Dry Goods were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Catlin.

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  • Clerk

  • Dry Goods

  • Merchant


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

Catlin Historical Records

What Catlin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 47,000 census records available for the last name Catlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Catlin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Catlin. 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 Card

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Catlin. For the veterans among your Catlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Catlin Life Expectancy

What is the average Catlin lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Catlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Catlin in 1944 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Catlin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Catlin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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