Carder Family History

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Carder Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a wool-carder or for a maker of carders, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Old French card(e) ‘carder’ (the implement). See also Carda.

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

Similar surnames: Carter, Carver, Harder, Corder, Carden, Mander, Warder, Barber, Bader

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Carder Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Carder name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Carder. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Carder Family Origin

Where is the Carder family from?

Carder Family Occupations

What did your Carder ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carder. A less common occupation for the Carder family was Labourer. The most common Carder occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Carder's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Bricklayer

  • Farmer

  • Labourer


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

Carder Historical Records

What Carder family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Carder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carder 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Carder. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Carder. For the veterans among your Carder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carder Life Expectancy

What is the average Carder lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Carder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Carder in 1945 was 29, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carder 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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