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Kares Name Meaning

Czech: from Kara or Kára, derivatives of the personal name Karel, Czech form of Charles. German: from a reduced form of the Greek personal name Makarios (see Macario).

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


Similar surnames: Karas, Karen, Bares, Karges, Karis, Karel, Mares, Kara, Gares, Kales

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Where is the Kares family from?

You can see how Kares families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kares family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Kares families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 11 Kares families living in Indiana. This was about 29% of all the recorded Kares's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Kares families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kares surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kares ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kares. 18% of Kares men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Kares women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kares were Labor and Seamstress. .

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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
    18%
  • New Worker
    15%
  • Proprietor
    15%
  • Labor
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Housework
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Seamstress
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kares. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kares 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 482 immigration records available for the last name Kares. 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 269 military records available for the last name Kares. For the veterans among your Kares ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kares lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kares life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Kares in 1953 was 58, and 80 in 2004.

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