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Carneal Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from the lands of Carneil near Dunfermline Fife. Possibly an altered form of North German Ka(r)nehl an occupational name for a spicer from Kaneel ‘cinnamon’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Cardell, Carnal, Carnett, Karner, Carrel, Carnell, Cornell, Carrell

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Where is the Carneal family from?

You can see how Carneal families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carneal family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Carneal families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Carneal families living in Kentucky. This was about 82% of all the recorded Carneal's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Carneal families in 1840.
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What did your Carneal ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Carneal. 30% of Carneal men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Carneal women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carneal were Farming and Examiner. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
  • Clerk
  • Seamstress
  • Examiner
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Carneal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carneal census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 272 immigration records available for the last name Carneal. 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 Cards

There are 966 military records available for the last name Carneal. For the veterans among your Carneal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Carneal lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Carneal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Carneal in 1956 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

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