Carsten Family History

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Carsten Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, and Scandinavian (chiefly Denmark): from the personal name Carsten, a variant of Christian.

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


Similar surnames: Carstens, Karsten, Kasten, Parten, Kirsten, Carlsen, Harten, Austen

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Carsten Family Origin

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Carsten Family Occupations

What did your Carsten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Carsten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Carsten's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Carsten family was Clerk In Store. Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carsten.

View Census data for Carsten | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    39%
  • Farming

    19%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Clerk In Store

    3%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Carsten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Carsten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carsten 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Carsten. 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 Carsten. For the veterans among your Carsten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carsten Life Expectancy

What is the average Carsten lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Carsten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Carsten in 1949 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carsten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carsten 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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