Karren Family History

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Karren Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German karre ‘cart’, ‘barrow’ (Latin carrus), hence a metonymic occupational name for a carter or cart maker.

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

Similar surnames: Karre, Karrer, Karpen, Farren, Karner, Warren, Karter, Karber, Kren

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Karren Family Origin

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Karren Family Occupations

What did your Karren ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Karren occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Karren's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Karren family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karren.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Karren Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Karren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karren 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 315 immigration records available for the last name Karren. 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 Karren. For the veterans among your Karren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Karren Life Expectancy

What is the average Karren lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Karren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Karren in 1954 was 29, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karren

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karren 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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