Karen Name Meaning

Czech: from Kara or Kára, derivatives of the personal name Karel (see Charles).

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


Similar surnames: Kares, Karel, Kara, Kaden, Kren, Haren, Kamen, Karan, Baten, Kalen

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Karen Family Origin

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Karen Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    50%
  • Brewer

    25%
  • Section Work On R.R.

    25%

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In 1880, the most common Karen occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 50% of Karen's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner and Brewer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Karen. A less common occupation for the Karen family was Section Work On R.R..

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Karen Historical Records

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Karen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1967 and 2004, Karen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Karen in 1967 was 67, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karen

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