Kates Family History

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Kates Name Meaning

variant spelling of Kattes, patronymic from the personal name Kat(t)e (see Katt 1). from the possessive case of kat ‘cat’ as a nickname (see Katt 2).

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

Similar surnames: Kats, Tates, Oates, Kater, Kales, Kares, Cates, Mates, Wates, Gates

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Kates Family Origin

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Kates Family Occupations

What did your Kates ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Fisherman was the top reported job for people in the CA named Kates. 60% of Kates men worked as a Fisherman

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Fisherman
  • Salesman

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

Kates Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Kates. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kates 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kates. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Kates. For the veterans among your Kates ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kates Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Kates life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Kates in 1943 was 21, and 75 in 2004.

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