First Name
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 Cator

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Alt. Meaning

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

A is for angelic, a truly pure heart

T is for time, you give to friends.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

R is for realist, the way you are.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Cator

Silvio was born on October 9th, 1900. He died on July 21st, 1952.


Harry Cator is a military person. His military service ended in 1947.


His military service ended in 1932. Albemarle was born on April 12th, 1877. He left this life on November 18th, 1932.


Rhonda was born on August 23rd, 1966.


Geoffrey was born in 1884. He left this life in 1973.


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Popularity of Cator as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cator U.S.
  White 69.77% 64.26%
  African American 24.58% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.33% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cator

People with the last name Cator are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Cator

  • How Popular is the name Cator? As a last name Cator was the 65,782nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Cator first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Cator is Saturday, June 7th, 1884.
  • How unique is the name Cator? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Cator. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Cator: Your name in reverse order is Rotac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rocat. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cator? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 301 people with the last name Cator.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cator? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Cator as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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