Karrer Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Karrer Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: metonymic occupational name for a carter or cartwright, from Middle High German karre ‘barrow’ + -er agent suffix.

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


Similar surnames: Karren, Harrer, Karner, Karber, Karre, Karter, Maurer, Farber, Kasner

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Karrer Family Origin

Where is the Karrer family from?

SHOW MORE

Karrer Family Occupations

What did your Karrer ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Tanner

    13%
  • Cooper

    7%
  • Dealer In Implements

    7%
  • Farm Hand

    7%

In 1880, Tanner, Cooper and Dealer In Implements were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karrer. The most common Karrer occupation in the USA was Tanner. 13% of Karrer's were Tanners. A less common occupation for the Karrer family was Farm Hand.

Source: Census data for Karrer | Data not to scale

Karrer Historical Records

What Karrer family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Karrer ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Karrer

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Karrer Life Expectancy

What is the average Karrer lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karrer 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Karrer Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Look up another name