Carse Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: topographic or habitational name from Scottish kerss, carse ‘low and fertile land, generally adjacent to a river’, as in Carse of Falkirk, Carse of Forth, Carse of Gowrie, etc. There are also places called Carse in Kirkcudbrightshire and Argyllshire which could have given rise to the surname.

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


Similar surnames: Corse, Carne, Marse, Halse, Clare, Lare, Carie, Furse, Carden, Caire

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Carse Family Origin

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Carse Family Occupations

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  • Joiner

    6%
  • Dock Labourer

    3%
  • Foreman (Flesher)

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Carse occupation in the UK was Joiner. 6% of Carse's were Joiners. A less common occupation for the Carse family was Labourer. Joiner, Dock Labourer and Foreman (Flesher) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carse.

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Carse Historical Records

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Carse Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Carse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Carse in 1962 was 43, and 90 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carse

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