Carman Family History

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Carman Name Meaning

English: from an Old Norse personal name Kar(l)ma{dh}r (accusative Kar(l)mann), composed of the elements karl ‘male’, ‘man’ + ma{dh}r ‘man’, ‘person’. English: occupational name for a carter, from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English car(re) ‘cart’ (Late Latin carrus) + Middle English man ‘man’. Dutch: variant spelling of Karman. Altered spelling of Germann or Korman.

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


Similar surnames: Warman, Harman, Farman, Karman, Arman, Calman, Carmon, Cadman, German

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Carman Family Origin

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Carman Family Occupations

What did your Carman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Carman. 3% of Carman men worked as a General Labourer and 53% of Carman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carman were Farm Labourer and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer
    2%
  • Bricklayer
    2%
  • Farm Labourer
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    53%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Domestic Duties
    2%

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

Carman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 93,000 census records available for the last name Carman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carman 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Carman. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Carman. For the veterans among your Carman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carman Life Expectancy

What is the average Carman lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Carman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Carman in 1940 was 44, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carman

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