Karter Family History

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Karter Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a carder (someone who prepares wool for spinning), from Middle High German karter.

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

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Karter Family Origin

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Karter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeps House

    15%
  • Blacksmithing

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeps House and Blacksmithing were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karter. A less common occupation for the Karter family was Butcher. The most common Karter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Karter's were Farmers.

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Karter Historical Records

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Karter Life Expectancy

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