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The name Cattell was spawned by the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture that ruled a majority of Britain. It comes from Chetel, an Old Norse and Old English given name.

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The surname Cattell was first found in Norfolk, where they held a family seat from the Middle Ages.

Cattell has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Cattell, Cattle, Catel, Cattall, Catell, Cattelle and many more.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cattell research. Another 399 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1275, 1279, 1500, 1530, 1653, 1683 and 1707 are included under the topic Early Cattell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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More information is included under the topic Early Cattell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cattell Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • C. Cattell arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Senator" in 1849

Cattell Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Cattell landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840
  • William Cattell landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840
  • James Cattell, aged 38, a carpenter, arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "London" in 1842
  • Mary Cattell, aged 35, arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "London" in 1842
  • Harriett Cattell, aged 13, arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "London" in 1842
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  • William C. Cattell, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Gloucester County, 1906-08
  • Alexander Gilmore Cattell (1816-1894), American Republican politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Salem County, 1840; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1866-71
  • James McKeen Cattell (1860-1944), American psychologist, first professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Raymond B. Cattell (b. 1905), English psychologist
  • George Harold Cattell, Director-General of the National Farmers' Union in Britain
  • Alexander Gilmore Cattell, United States Senator from New Jersey
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Cattell Historic Events



HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. Roy Cattell, British Petty Officer, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking
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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    6. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    7. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
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    The Cattell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cattell 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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