Karchner Family History

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Karchner Name Meaning

German (Kärchner): variant of Karcher, an occupational name from Middle High German karrecher, kercher ‘porter’.

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


Similar surnames: Kirchner, Taschner, Lachner, Kelchner, Kircher, Kurschner, Karcher

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Karchner Family Origin

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Karchner Family Occupations

What did your Karchner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karchner. The most common Karchner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Karchner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Karchner family was Car Builder.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Brewer

    4%
  • Car Builder

    4%

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

Karchner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Karchner Life Expectancy

What is the average Karchner lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Karchner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Karchner in 1961 was 59, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karchner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karchner 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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