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Carriker Family History

Carriker Name Meaning
Altered spelling of Irish Carraher.Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of German Karricher (see Karcher).

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

42,786 Historical Documents with Carriker on Ancestry.com
7,130 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,152 Military Records
145 Immigration Records
4,013 Census and Voter Lists
30,346 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Carriker Families

  • Number of Carriker families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Carriker families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Carriker last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Carriker census records

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Carriker Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Carriker families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Carriker Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Carriker families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Carriker

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Carriker Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Carriker census records

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Carriker Civil War Service Records

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