Kearnes Family History

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Kearnes Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Irish Kearns.

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


Similar surnames: Karnes, Kernes, Kearn, Karns, Keane, Hearne, Keirns, Kerns, Carnes

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Kearnes Family Origin

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Kearnes Family Occupations

What did your Kearnes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kearnes. A less common occupation for the Kearnes family was Miner. The most common Kearnes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Kearnes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Miner

    4%

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

Kearnes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kearnes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kearnes 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 Kearnes

Passenger List

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

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Kearnes Life Expectancy

What is the average Kearnes lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kearnes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kearnes in 1963 was 59, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kearnes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kearnes 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.

Famous Kearnes Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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