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Carner Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Karner or Körner (see Koerner). Possibly also English: variant of Corner.

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


Similar surnames: Karner, Corner, Carver, Garner, Cartner, Carsner, Carper, Casner

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Where is the Carner family from?

You can see how Carner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Carner families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 19 Carner families living in New York. This was about 31% of all the recorded Carner's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Carner families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Carner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Carner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Carner. 19% of Carner men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Carner women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carner were Truck Driver and Clerk.

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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
    19%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Clerk
    6%
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Census Records

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Carner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carner 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Carner. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Carner. For the veterans among your Carner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Carner lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Carner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Carner in 1954 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

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