Carne Name Meaning

Cornish: topographic name from Cornish carn ‘cairn’, or a habitational name from any of several places in Cornwall named Carne from this word. 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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Carne Family Origin

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Carne Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Miner

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Carne family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carne. The most common Carne occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Carne's were Farmers.

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Between 1947 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carne

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