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Karnes Family History

Karnes Name Meaning
Irish: variant of Kearns.perhaps also an Americanized spelling of Polish Karniesz, a noun derivative of the adjective karny ‘obedient’.

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

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25,732 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,509 Military Records
832 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Karnes Families

  • Number of Karnes families
     35 - 67
     12 - 34
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Karnes families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Karnes last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Karnes census records

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Karnes Family Origin

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Karnes Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Karnes

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Karnes Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Karnes census records

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Karnes Civil War Service Records

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