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Carsner Family History

Carsner Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Krasner Kürschner (see Kurschner ) or a similar name.

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


Similar surnames: Carner, Casner, Carver, Cartner, Carper, Caster, Karner, Curtner

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Where is the Carsner family from?

You can see how Carsner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carsner family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Carsner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 6 Carsner families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 35% of all the recorded Carsner's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Carsner families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Carsner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Carsner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Carsner. 30% of Carsner men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Carsner women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carsner were Farmer and New Worker. .

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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
    30%
  • Miner
    24%
  • Cook
    18%
  • Farmer
    18%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Teacher
    23%
  • Typist
    23%
  • New Worker
    23%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Carsner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carsner 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 115 immigration records available for the last name Carsner. 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 241 military records available for the last name Carsner. For the veterans among your Carsner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Carsner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Carsner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Carsner in 1962 was 82, and 80 in 2004.

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