Kearn Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Kern, a reduced and altered form of McCarron. Americanized spelling of German Kern.

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

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Kearn Family Origin

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Kearn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kearn. A less common occupation for the Kearn family was Farm Laborer. The most common Kearn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Kearn's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Kearn | Data not to scale

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Kearn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Kearn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Kearn in 1951 was 51, and 62 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kearn

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