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Carthen Name Meaning

Probably a variant of northern Irish Carten.

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


Similar surnames: Cauthen, Carten, Carter, Cauthon, Carton, Carlen, Caraher, Sarten

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Carthen Family Origin

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Carthen Family Occupations

What did your Carthen ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Minister

    13%

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

Carthen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Carthen Life Expectancy

What is the average Carthen lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Carthen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Carthen in 1958 was 52, and 51 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carthen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carthen 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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