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Karr Family History

Karr Name Meaning
German: shortened form of Karren or Karrer.

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

243,233 Historical Documents with Karr on Ancestry.com
52,587 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,748 Military Records
5,006 Immigration Records
40,448 Census and Voter Lists
136,444 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Karr Families

  • Number of Karr families
     64 - 126
     22 - 63
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Karr families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Karr families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Karr census records

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Karr 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 Karr families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Karr Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Karr 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 Karr

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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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Karr Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Karr census records

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Karr Civil War Service Records

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