Carawan Family History

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Carawan Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Polish and Ukrainian Karawan or Karavan, from Polish karawan ‘hearse’.

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


Similar surnames: Gasaway, Calaway, Carman, Calahan, Carraway, Carn, Carron, Creagan

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Carawan Family Origin

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Carawan Family Occupations

What did your Carawan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Carawan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Carawan's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carawan. A less common occupation for the Carawan family was Sailor.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Keeps House

    7%
  • Sailor

    7%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Carawan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Carawan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carawan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Carawan

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Carawan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Carawan. For the veterans among your Carawan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carawan Life Expectancy

What is the average Carawan lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Carawan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Carawan in 1953 was 28, and 51 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carawan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carawan 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.

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