Karnatz Family History

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Karnatz Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from a place in eastern Germany named Karnatz. variant of Kornatz, from Slavic kornac ‘hornblower’, an occupational name for a musician employed by a town or court.

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

Similar surnames: Kanitz, Kraatz, Kamrath, Karnitz, Arata, Barnett, Keinath, Karner

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Karnatz Family Origin

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Karnatz Family Occupations

What did your Karnatz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Karnatz family was Florist. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karnatz. The most common Karnatz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Karnatz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Florist


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Karnatz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Karnatz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karnatz 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 299 immigration records available for the last name Karnatz. 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 531 military records available for the last name Karnatz. For the veterans among your Karnatz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Karnatz Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Karnatz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Karnatz in 1955 was 56, and 85 in 2004.

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