Carteret Family History

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Carteret Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Garret, Carter, Gantert, Marteney, Barter, Martire, Barrere, Markert

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Carteret Family Origin

Where is the Carteret family from?

Carteret Family Occupations

What did your Carteret ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Carteret occupation in the UK was Stone Cracker. 100% of Carteret's were Stone Crackers.

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  • Stone Cracker

    100%

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

Carteret Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Carteret Life Expectancy

What is the average Carteret lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Carteret life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Carteret in 1966 was 71, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carteret

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carteret 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.

Famous Carteret Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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