an Old Norse and Old English given name.
from the Middle Ages.
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Before the last few hundred
years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations
are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon
surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Cattle were recorded, including Cattell, Cattle, Catel, Cattall, Catell, Cattelle and many more.
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England
went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Cattle family emigrate to North America:
Cattle Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Thomas Cattle who arrived in Virginia in 1635
Cattle Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Gertrude Cattle, aged 49, who landed in America from Lincoln, in 1904
- Charlotte Cattle, aged 50, who immigrated to the United States from Somerset, in 1905
- Blanche E. Cattle, who settled in America, in 1908
- William F. Cattle, aged 26, who immigrated to the United States from Blackpool, England, in 1909
- H. H. Cattle, who immigrated to America from Bootle, in 1919
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