Karm Family History

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Karm Name Meaning

Swedish: of uncertain origin; possibly a soldier’s name from karm meaning, among other things, ‘covered wagon’.

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


Similar surnames: Karp, Kar, Farm, Kari, Kara, Kalm, Komm, Karl, Cart, Karim

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Karm Family Origin

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Karm Family Occupations

What did your Karm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farming, Dry Goods Store Cl. and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karm. A less common occupation for the Karm family was Grocer. The most common Karm occupation in the USA was Farming. 20% of Karm's were Farmings.

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  • Farming

    20%
  • Dry Goods Store Cl.

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Grocer

    10%

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

Karm Historical Records

What Karm family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Karm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Karm

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Karm. 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 Karm. For the veterans among your Karm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Karm Life Expectancy

What is the average Karm lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Karm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Karm in 1953 was 27, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karm 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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