Carbine Family History

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Carbine Name Meaning

French or English: nickname for someone who used a carbine, a type of short rifle or musket used by cavalry. This may also be an Americanized form of Jewish Karabin.

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

Similar surnames: Carline, Carbone, Caradine, Carlin, Sabine, Burbine, Corbin, Carmin

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Carbine Family Origin

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Carbine Family Occupations

What did your Carbine ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Carbine family was Chemical Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Boiler Smith and Boot Closer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carbine. The most common Carbine occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Carbine's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Boiler Smith

  • Boot Closer

  • Chemical Labourer


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

Carbine Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Carbine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carbine census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 528 immigration records available for the last name Carbine. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Carbine. For the veterans among your Carbine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carbine Life Expectancy

What is the average Carbine lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Carbine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Carbine in 1960 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carbine

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carbine 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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