Karges Family History

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Karges Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Karges, a derivative of Zacharias, or a pet form of Makarios (see Macario).

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


Similar surnames: Kares, Gares, Karger, Armes, Garges, Carles, Wargel, Harmes, Barnes

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Karges Family Origin

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Karges Family Occupations

What did your Karges ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Karges family was Butcher. The most common Karges occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 18% of Karges's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker, Farmer and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karges.

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  • Cabinet Maker

    18%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Merchant

    12%
  • Butcher

    6%

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

Karges Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Karges Life Expectancy

What is the average Karges lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Karges life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Karges in 1955 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karges

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karges 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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