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Warn Family History

Warn Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Warne. German: from a short form of any of various Germanic personal names formed with war(in) ‘guard’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Arn, Wann, Main, Carn, Corn, Warf, Wern, Karn, Ward, Hain

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Where is the Warn family from?

You can see how Warn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Warn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Warn families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 22 Warn families living in New York. This was about 51% of all the recorded Warn's in USA. New York had the highest population of Warn families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Warn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Warn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Warn. 18% of Warn men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Warn women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Warn were Salesman and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Carpenter
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    10%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Nurse
    7%
  • Stenographer
    7%
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Census Records

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Warn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Warn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Warn. 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 Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Warn. For the veterans among your Warn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Warn lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Warn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Warn in 1954 was 60, and 77 in 2004.

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