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Origins of the Cath surname

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About the Caths

We have a total number of 599 records for people with the last name Cath.

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Where do most Caths live?

In 1921, most Caths lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Caths

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 409 records for the Cath surname. The oldest one dates back to 1397.

Who were Caths most likely to marry?




Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Caths.

What are the most common Cath first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Cath family members

Common jobs for Caths

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Caths in 1921
General Servant




Power Loom Weaver Cotton




Daily Governess


Common Male occupations for Caths in 1921
Agricultural Labourer






General Labourer




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