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Karsten Name Meaning

Scandinavian (especially Denmark): variant spelling of Carsten.

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


Similar surnames: Carsten, Austen, Karlen, Kasten, Haisten, Barten, Carstens, Karstens

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Karsten Family Origin

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Karsten Family Occupations

What did your Karsten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Karsten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Karsten's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karsten. A less common occupation for the Karsten family was Clerk City Hall.

View Census data for Karsten | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Cigar Maker

    2%
  • Clerk City Hall

    2%

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

Karsten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Karsten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karsten census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Karsten

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Karsten. 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 Karsten. For the veterans among your Karsten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Karsten Life Expectancy

What is the average Karsten lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Karsten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Karsten in 1954 was 45, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karsten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karsten 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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