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Carman Family History

Carman Name Meaning
English: from an Old Norse personal name Kar(l)ma{dh}r (accusative Kar(l)mann), composed of the elements karl ‘male’, ‘man’ + ma{dh}r ‘man’, ‘person’.English: occupational name for a carter, from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English car(re) ‘cart’ (Late Latin carrus) + Middle English man ‘man’.Dutch: variant spelling of Karman.Altered spelling of Germann or Korman.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

506,115 Historical Documents with Carman on Ancestry.com
88,334 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
13,348 Military Records
6,327 Immigration Records
88,912 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Carman Families

  • Number of Carman families
     201 - 399
     68 - 200
     1 - 67
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Carman families
     109 - 216
     37 - 108
     1 - 36
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Carman families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Carman Family Origin

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Carman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Carman

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Carman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Carman census records

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Carman Civil War Service Records

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