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Carriger Family History

Carriger Name Meaning
Probably an altered spelling of Irish Carraher.Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of German Kärcher (see Karcher) or Kariger, a variant of Karger.

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

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4,432 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
744 Military Records
168 Immigration Records
3,632 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Carriger Families

  • Number of Carriger families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Carriger families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Carriger last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Carriger census records

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Carriger Family Origin

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Carriger Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Carriger

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Carriger Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Carriger census records

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Carriger Civil War Service Records

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