Carithers Family History

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Carithers Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Scottish Carruthers.

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

Similar surnames: Caruthers, Carrithers, Carothers, Carrothers, Cruthers, Crothers

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Carithers Family Origin

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Carithers Family Occupations

What did your Carithers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Carithers family was Farming. The most common Carithers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Carithers's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carithers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Carithers ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Carithers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Carithers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carithers 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 158 immigration records available for the last name Carithers. 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 Carithers. For the veterans among your Carithers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carithers Life Expectancy

What is the average Carithers lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Carithers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Carithers in 1951 was 30, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carithers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carithers 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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