Carpentier Family History

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Carpentier Name Meaning

French: Norman, Picard, or Provençal variant of Charpentier.

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


Similar surnames: Carpenter, Charpentier, Carlier, Cartier, Barnier, Garnier

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Carpentier Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Carpentier name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Carpentier. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    29%

  • France

    21%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • Italy

    7%

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Carpentier Family Origin

Where is the Carpentier family from?

Carpentier Family Occupations

What did your Carpentier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Carpentier occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 15% of Carpentier's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carpentier. A less common occupation for the Carpentier family was Baker.

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  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • At Home

    8%
  • Baker

    8%

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

Carpentier Historical Records

What Carpentier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Carpentier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carpentier 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Carpentier. 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 Carpentier. For the veterans among your Carpentier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carpentier Life Expectancy

What is the average Carpentier lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Carpentier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Carpentier in 1943 was 31, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carpentier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carpentier 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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