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Carne Name Meaning

Cornish (Devon and Cornwall): topographic name from Cornish carn ‘cairn rock pile tor’ or a habitational name from any of several places in Cornwall named Carn(e) from this word. Catalan: variant of Carner . French: metonymic occupational name from Old Picard carne ‘hinge’ (Old French charnel). French (Carné): nickname for a thin man or alternatively for a fat one. The surname derives from the past participle of Norman Picard and Occitan carner (Old French charner) from c(h)ar ‘flesh meat’ (from Latin caro genitive carnis). This term was used in a variety of senses as for example ‘to strip flesh from the bone’ or ‘to feed animals with meat’ and it is from this that the ambiguity of the nickname arises.

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


Similar surnames: Cane, Corne, Arne, Cerne, Carre, Carse, Cain, Borne, Tarte, Carby

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Where is the Carne family from?

You can see how Carne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carne family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Carne families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Carne families living in Ohio. This was about 30% of all the recorded Carne's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Carne families in 1840.
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What did your Carne ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Carne. 31% of Carne men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Carne women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carne were Machinist and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Machinist
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    22%
  • Secretary
    18%
  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Housewife
    14%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Carne. 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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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Carne. For the veterans among your Carne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Carne lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Carne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Carne in 1947 was 53, and 81 in 2004.

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