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Karpe Name Meaning

Indian (Maharashtra); pronounced as cur-pay: Hindu (Maratha) name, from Marathi k?rpa ‘burned’, ‘scorched’. Possibly also an American variant of Karp.

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


Similar surnames: Kade, Kari, Karp, Karre, Karpel, Karpf, Kara, Karner, Kampe, Karper

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Karpe Family Origin

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Karpe Family Occupations

What did your Karpe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, At Saloon and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karpe. The most common Karpe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Karpe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Karpe family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • At Saloon

    13%
  • Brick Mason

    13%
  • Farming

    13%

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

Karpe Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Karpe Life Expectancy

What is the average Karpe lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Karpe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Karpe in 1964 was 77, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karpe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karpe 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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