Karns Family History

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Karns Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Kearns.

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

Similar surnames: Karnes, Kerns, Karn, Barns, Carns, Arns, Karis, Kearns, Kain, Cains

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Karns Family Origin

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Karns Family Occupations

What did your Karns ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Karns. 18% of Karns men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Karns women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Karns were Truck Driver and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Waitress
  • Stenographer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Karns Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Karns. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karns 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 937 immigration records available for the last name Karns. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Karns. For the veterans among your Karns ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Karns Life Expectancy

What is the average Karns lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Karns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Karns in 1943 was 35, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karns 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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