Carns Family History

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Carns Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Cairns.

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


Similar surnames: Carnes, Caris, Cains, Cain, Barns, Carn, Corns, Karns, Arns, Cairns

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Carns Family Origin

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Carns Family Occupations

What did your Carns ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carns. A less common occupation for the Carns family was Farming. The most common Carns occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Carns's were Farmers.

View Census data for Carns | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Farming

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Carns ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Carns Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Carns. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carns census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Carns. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Carns. For the veterans among your Carns ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carns Life Expectancy

What is the average Carns lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Carns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Carns in 1952 was 48, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carns

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carns ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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