Karten Family History

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Karten Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Karten ‘playing cards’, hence most probably a nickname for a gambler.

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

Similar surnames: Karpen, Garten, Karren, Kasten, Kren, Katon, Sarten, Karre, Kartes

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Karten Family Origin

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Karten Family Occupations

What did your Karten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Karten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Karten's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Karten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Karten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karten 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 556 immigration records available for the last name Karten. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Karten. For the veterans among your Karten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Karten Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Karten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Karten in 1962 was 56, and 76 in 2003.

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