Karim Family History

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Karim Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic karim ‘kind’, ‘generous’. Al-Karim ‘the Generous’ is an attribute of Allah. The word is found in compound names such as ?Abd ul-Karim ‘servant of the Most Generous’.

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


Similar surnames: Karam, Rahim, Kari, Salim, Faris, Karimi, Sari, Karis, Kairis, Garin

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Karim Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Karim name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Karim. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Southern Asia

    28%

  • Iran/Persia

    13%

  • Western & Central India

    8%

  • Turkey & the Caucasus

    7%

  • Middle East

    7%

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Karim Family Origin

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Karim Family Occupations

What did your Karim ancestors do for a living?

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

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Karim Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 633 census records available for the last name Karim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karim 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Karim. 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 918 military records available for the last name Karim. For the veterans among your Karim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Karim Life Expectancy

What is the average Karim lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Karim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Karim in 1946 was 46, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karim 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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