Karvonen Family History

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Karvonen Name Meaning

most probably from a Germanic personal name such as Garuward or Garufrid. alternatively, perhaps from karva ‘fur’, ‘hair’ (possibly applied as a nickname) + the common surname suffix -nen.

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

Similar surnames: Keranen, Jarvinen, Korhonen, Toivonen, Kyllonen, Marrone, Salonen

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Karvonen Family Origin

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Karvonen Family Occupations

What did your Karvonen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Karvonen. 15% of Karvonen men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Karvonen women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Karvonen were Carpenter and Bookeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Housekeeper
  • School Teacher
  • Bookeeper

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

Karvonen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Karvonen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karvonen 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Karvonen. 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 451 military records available for the last name Karvonen. For the veterans among your Karvonen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Karvonen Life Expectancy

What is the average Karvonen lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Karvonen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Karvonen in 1955 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karvonen

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