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Carnie Family History

Carnie Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Carnie, near Skene, Aberdeenshire.

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


Similar surnames: Carne, Currie, Dargie, Carse, Carini, Carie, Carris, Carrie, Martie

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Where is the Carnie family from?

You can see how Carnie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carnie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Carnie families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1880 there were 16 Carnie families living in Illinois. This was about 33% of all the recorded Carnie's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Carnie families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Carnie surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Carnie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stock Girl were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Carnie. 35% of Carnie men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Carnie women worked as a Stock Girl. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carnie were Machinist and House Wife. .

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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
    35%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Machinist
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stock Girl
    34%
  • Secretary
    23%
  • Housekeeper
    23%
  • House Wife
    23%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Carnie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carnie 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 Carnie. 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 743 military records available for the last name Carnie. For the veterans among your Carnie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Carnie lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Carnie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Carnie in 1962 was 73, and 90 in 2003.

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