Carmen Family History

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Carmen Name Meaning

Spanish: from the Marian epithet (María del) Carmen ‘Our Lady of Carmel’, a reference to Mount Carmel (meaning ‘garden’ or ‘orchard’) in the Holy Land, which was populated from early Christian times by hermits. Spanish: habitational name from any of various places in Spain named El Carmen, for example in the province of Cuenca. English: variant spelling of Carman.

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


Similar surnames: Carden, Carmine, Carmon, Carman, Carlin, Carmer, Carmean, Campen

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Carmen Family Origin

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Carmen Family Occupations

What did your Carmen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Carmen occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 11% of Carmen's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Carmen family was Brewers Laborer. Carpenter, Ag Labourer Local Preacher Local and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carmen.

View Census data for Carmen | Data not to scale

  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Ag Labourer Local Preacher Local

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Brewers Laborer

    5%

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

Carmen Historical Records

What Carmen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Carmen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carmen 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 Carmen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Carmen. 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 Carmen. For the veterans among your Carmen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carmen Life Expectancy

What is the average Carmen lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Carmen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Carmen in 1948 was 21, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carmen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carmen 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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