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Carte Family History

Carte Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Cart. French: variant of Cart.

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


Similar surnames: Tarte, Carle, Cart, Harte, Marte, Carter, Corte, Cale, Cartee

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Where is the Carte family from?

You can see how Carte families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carte family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Carte families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Carte families living in New York. This was about 60% of all the recorded Carte's in USA. New York had the highest population of Carte families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Carte surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Carte ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Carte. 21% of Carte men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Carte women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carte were Salesman and Laborer. .

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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
    21%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Maid
    14%
  • Saleslady
    14%
  • Laborer
    10%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Carte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carte 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Carte. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Carte. For the veterans among your Carte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Carte lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Carte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Carte in 1954 was 45, and 65 in 2004.

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