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Carnegie Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place called Carnegie, near Carmyllie in Angus, probably named in Gaelic as cathair an eige ‘fort at the gap’.

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


Similar surnames: Carnie, Dargie, Carneal, Craigie, Carreno, Carne, Marrese, Nangle

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Carnegie Family Origin

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Carnegie Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Archetc

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Carr Inspecter

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Archetc and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carnegie. The most common Carnegie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Carnegie's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Carnegie family was Carr Inspecter.

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Carnegie Life Expectancy

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