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Karabin Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Russian karabin ‘carbine’ (see Carbine). Perhaps also a reduced form of Greek Karabinos or Karabineris, or a derivative of these such as the patronymic Karabinidis, from Greek karabina ‘carbine’, ‘musket used by cavalry’, Italian carabina. This was also used as an unflattering nickname for a lazy or opportunistic person and for a tight player at cards.

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


Similar surnames: Karasik, Sarazin, Arabia, Karlin, Taran, Markin, Karan, Rabin, Carbin

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Karabin Family Occupations

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Karabin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Karabin in 1963 was 77, and 81 in 2004.

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