Kathan Family History

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Kathan Name Meaning

German: occupational name for the constable of a castle, from Italian cattano ‘captain’.

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


Similar surnames: Kattan, Nathan, Kathman, Athan, Kath, Kochan, Tahan, Patman, Kastan

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Kathan Family Origin

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Kathan Family Occupations

What did your Kathan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kathan. A less common occupation for the Kathan family was Farmer & J. P.. The most common Kathan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Kathan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Clerk

    13%
  • Farmer & J. P.

    13%

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

Kathan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kathan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kathan 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kathan. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kathan. For the veterans among your Kathan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kathan Life Expectancy

What is the average Kathan lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kathan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kathan in 1960 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kathan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kathan 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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