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Catterall Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Catterall in Lancashire, possibly named from Old Norse kattar-hali ‘cat’s tail’, referring to a long, thin piece of land.

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


Similar surnames: Tattersall, Catterton, Waterfall, Chatterton, Cantrell, Castell

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Where is the Catterall family from?

You can see how Catterall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Catterall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Catterall families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 7 Catterall families living in Ontario. This was about 44% of all the recorded Catterall's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Catterall families in 1911.
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What did your Catterall ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Catterall. 32% of Catterall men worked as a Farmer.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Carpenter
    19%
  • Inspector
    13%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Catterall. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Catterall. For the veterans among your Catterall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Catterall lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Catterall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Catterall in 1954 was 62, and 80 in 2004.

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