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The name Catane first arose amongst the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is derived from their having lived in Yorkshire.

Catane Early Origins



The surname Catane was first found in Norfolk where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Catane Spelling Variations


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Catane Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Catane has appeared include Caton, Catton, Cattan, Catten, Caten and others.

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Catane Early History


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Catane Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Catane research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1636 and 1665 are included under the topic Early Catane History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Catane Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Catane Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 16 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Catane Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Catane arrived in North America very early:

Catane Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Antonio Catane, aged 24, arrived in New York in 1896 aboard the ship "Belgravia" from Naples, Italy [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXQV-KZQ : 6 December 2014), Antonio Catane, 30 Apr 1896; citing departure port Naples, arrival port New York, ship name Belgravia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Catane Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Emilio Catane, aged 25, originally from Cagnano, Italy, arrived in New York in 1910 aboard the ship "Duca Degli Abruzzi" from Naples, Italy [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJ6Z-G3G : 6 December 2014), Emilio Catane, 21 Dec 1910; citing departure port Naples, arrival port New York, ship name Duca Degli Abruzzi, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Lisetta Catane, aged 8, originally from Cagnano, Italy, arrived in New York in 1910 aboard the ship "Duca Degli Abruzzi" from Naples, Italy [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJ6Z-G3P : 6 December 2014), Lisetta Catane, 21 Dec 1910; citing departure port Naples, arrival port New York, ship name Duca Degli Abruzzi, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Guiseppe Catane, aged 18, originally from Carlentini, Sicily, arrived in New York in 1914 aboard the ship "Canada" from Palermo, Italy [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJQV-MJS : 6 December 2014), Guiseppe Catane, 20 Feb 1914; citing departure port Palermo, arrival port New York, ship name Canada, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Cautes metuit fovean lupus
Motto Translation: The cautious wolf fears the snare.


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXQV-KZQ : 6 December 2014), Antonio Catane, 30 Apr 1896; citing departure port Naples, arrival port New York, ship name Belgravia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJ6Z-G3G : 6 December 2014), Emilio Catane, 21 Dec 1910; citing departure port Naples, arrival port New York, ship name Duca Degli Abruzzi, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJ6Z-G3P : 6 December 2014), Lisetta Catane, 21 Dec 1910; citing departure port Naples, arrival port New York, ship name Duca Degli Abruzzi, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJQV-MJS : 6 December 2014), Guiseppe Catane, 20 Feb 1914; citing departure port Palermo, arrival port New York, ship name Canada, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  2. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  3. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  4. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  6. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  7. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
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The Catane Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Catane Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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