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Karg Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German karc ‘cunning’ ‘sly’, ‘tricky’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a mean person, from Yiddish karg(er) ‘stingy’, ‘niggardly’ (from Middle High German karc ‘cunning’).

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


Similar surnames: Karp, Kark, Garb, Kalb, Kapp, Barg, Wang, Karl, Karo, Kahre

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Karg Family Origin

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Karg Family Occupations

What did your Karg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karg. A less common occupation for the Karg family was Keeping House. The most common Karg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Karg's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Karg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Karg Life Expectancy

What is the average Karg lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Karg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Karg in 1951 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karg 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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