Kattan Family History

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Kattan Name Meaning

Arabic: perhaps from qu?tn ‘cotton’, a metonymic occupational name for a cotton merchant. Jewish (Sephardic and Israeli): nickname from Hebrew katan ‘small’. As an Israeli name, in some cases it represents a translation of Ashkenazic Klein.

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


Similar surnames: Kalman, Katon, Kasten, Cattani, Rattan, Karan, Kastan, Nathan, Kathan

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Kattan Family Origin

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Kattan Family Occupations

What did your Kattan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kattan family was Grocer. Brittania Turner, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kattan. The most common Kattan occupation in the USA was Brittania Turner. 17% of Kattan's were Brittania Turners.

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  • Brittania Turner

    17%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Grocer

    17%

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Kattan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kattan Life Expectancy

What is the average Kattan lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Kattan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kattan in 1967 was 83, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kattan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kattan 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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