Karshner Family History

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Karshner Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Karschner or possibly Kirchner. variant of the Jewish surname Kurschner.

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


Similar surnames: Kershner, Kirshner, Kashner, Kartchner, Cashner, Karner, Hershner

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Karshner Family Origin

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Karshner Family Occupations

What did your Karshner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Karshner family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karshner. The most common Karshner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Karshner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Farming

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Karshner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Karshner Life Expectancy

What is the average Karshner lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Karshner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Karshner in 1953 was 74, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karshner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karshner 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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