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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Catania

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International Interest
  1. Province of Sicily, Italy.
  2. Town and capital of Catania.

Catania was also found in the following language(s): Italian and Sicilian

Notable Persons With the Last Name Catania

David Catania is an At-large D.C. Councilmember and At-largeD.C. Councilmember. David was born on January 16th, 1968 in Kansas City, Missouri.


Antonio Catania is an actor. Antonio was born on February 22nd, 1952 in Acireale.


Kenneth C. Catania is a in the field of neuroscience. Kenneth was born in 1965. Kenneth is also known as Ken.


Vince was born on February 23rd, 1977 in Perth, Western Australia.


Mario Catania is a Minister of Agriculture, Ministry of Agricultural, Food, and Forestry Policies (Italy). Mario was born on March 5th, 1952.


Nick Catania is a Mayor of the City of Vincent and Mayor of theCity of Vincent. Nick was born on December 18th, 1945 in Italy.


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International Interest for Catania

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Catania as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Catania U.S.
  White 92.47% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.58% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.11% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.78% 16.26%

Of Last Name Catania

People with the last name Catania are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Catania

  • How Popular is the name Catania? As a last name Catania was the 9,527th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Catania first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Catania is Thursday, September 22nd, 1960.
  • How unique is the name Catania? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Catania. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Catania: Your name in reverse order is Ainatac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Acatnia. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Catania? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,412 people with the last name Catania.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Catania? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Catania as their last name.

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