Kats Family History

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Kats Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Katz. Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Kat (see Katt).

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


Similar surnames: Kates, Kass, Katt, Kaas, Kato, Kath, Kata, Kaps, Kaus, Pals

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Kats Family Origin

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Kats Family Occupations

What did your Kats ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kats. 52% of Kats men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Kats women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kats were Tailor and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    52%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Tinner
    6%
  • Tailor
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    28%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • Manager
    19%
  • Cook
    19%

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

Kats Historical Records

What Kats family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Kats. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kats 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kats. 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 427 military records available for the last name Kats. For the veterans among your Kats ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kats Life Expectancy

What is the average Kats lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Kats life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Kats in 1966 was 58, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kats

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kats 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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