Karre Family History

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Karre Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of Karremann, an occupational name for a carter (see Karman 1). Middle Low German kar(re) is an early loanword from Latin carrus ‘cart’, ‘wagon’. Dutch: occupational name for a cart or wagon driver.

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


Similar surnames: Karren, Karrer, Barre, Kahre, Karner, Karle, Garbe, Kara, Karpe

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Karre Family Origin

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Karre Family Occupations

What did your Karre ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Karre occupation in the USA was Miner. 33% of Karre's were Miners. Miner and Runs Copper Still were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Karre. A less common occupation for the Karre family was Section Boss.

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  • Miner

    33%
  • Runs Copper Still

    33%
  • Section Boss

    33%

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

Karre Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Karre Life Expectancy

What is the average Karre lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Karre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Karre in 1954 was 56, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karre 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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