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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KAYTZ-bee  [key]
Other Forms FormsCatesbury

Meaning & History

Derived from a civil parish with the same name, located in Northamptonshire, England. An infamous bearer was Robert Catesby (1572-1605), the leader of a group of English Catholics who attempted to assassinate King James VI and I in the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605.
Added 12/9/2020 by General9696
Edited 12/17/2022 by General9696