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Catterson Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: reduced Anglicized form (with the redundant addition of English patronymic -son) of Mac Uaitéir, a Gaelic patronymic based on the Norman personal name Walter. Compare McWatters.

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

Similar surnames: Watterson, Patterson, Catterton, Matteson, Waterson, Anderson

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Catterson Family Origin

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Catterson Family Occupations

What did your Catterson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Catterson. 38% of Catterson men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Catterson women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Catterson were Accountant and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Labourer
  • Accountant

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Nurse
  • Doctor
  • General
  • Housework

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Catterson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Catterson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Catterson 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 968 immigration records available for the last name Catterson. 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 921 military records available for the last name Catterson. For the veterans among your Catterson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Catterson Life Expectancy

What is the average Catterson lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Catterson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Catterson in 1962 was 76, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Catterson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Catterson 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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