Caruthers Family History

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Caruthers Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Carruthers.

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

Similar surnames: Carothers, Carithers, Carrothers, Carrithers, Cruthers, Crothers

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Caruthers Family Origin

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Caruthers Family Occupations

What did your Caruthers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Caruthers family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caruthers. The most common Caruthers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Caruthers's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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Caruthers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Caruthers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caruthers 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Caruthers. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Caruthers. For the veterans among your Caruthers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Caruthers Life Expectancy

What is the average Caruthers lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Caruthers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Caruthers in 1950 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caruthers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Caruthers 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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