Carhart Family History

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Carhart Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Gerhardt.

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

Similar surnames: Garhart, Earhart, Capehart, Gearhart, Arehart, Caesar, Gerhart

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Carhart Family Origin

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Carhart Family Occupations

What did your Carhart ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carhart. A less common occupation for the Carhart family was Clerk In Store. The most common Carhart occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Carhart's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Clerk In Store


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Carhart Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Carhart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carhart census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Carhart. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Carhart. For the veterans among your Carhart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carhart Life Expectancy

What is the average Carhart lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Carhart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Carhart in 1945 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carhart ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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