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Catterton Family History

Catterton Surname Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in North Yorkshire named Catterton from a Celtic hill name Cadeir (from cadeir ‘chair’) + Old English tūn ‘settlement’. Compare Chatterton .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Chatterton, Betterton, Atherton, Batterton, Anderton, Castleton

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Where is the Catterton family from?

You can see how Catterton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Catterton family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Catterton families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Catterton families living in Virginia. This was about 53% of all the recorded Catterton's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Catterton families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Catterton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Catterton ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Catterton. 39% of Catterton men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Catterton women worked as a Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Catterton were Carpenter and Secretary. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Carpenter
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Typist
    28%
  • Bookkeeper
    19%
  • Waitress
    19%
  • Secretary
    19%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Catterton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Catterton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 93 immigration records available for the last name Catterton. 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 731 military records available for the last name Catterton. For the veterans among your Catterton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Catterton lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Catterton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Catterton in 1956 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

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