Karras Family History

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Karras Name Meaning

Greek: occupational name for a carter, from karro ‘cart’ + the occupational suffix -as. Greek: nickname from karas ‘black’, ‘dark’, a variant spelling of Carras. German: variant spelling of Karas 1.

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


Similar surnames: Karas, Carras, Karre, Kara, Arras, Karren, Kalfas, Karrer, Karash

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Karras Family Origin

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Karras Family Occupations

What did your Karras ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Karras occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Karras's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Karras Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Karras Life Expectancy

What is the average Karras lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Karras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Karras in 1950 was 62, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karras 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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