Care Family History

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Care Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a locksmith, Middle English keyere, kayer, an agent derivative of keye ‘key’ (from Old English c?g). Probably an Americanized form of German Kehr or Gehr.

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

Similar surnames: Clare, Cape, Cart, Cade, Hare, Carp, Cane, Carey, Cage, Cave

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Care Family Origin

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Care Family Occupations

What did your Care ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Hunter Farmer, Farmer and Modiste were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Care. The most common Care occupation in Canada was Hunter Farmer. 33% of Care's were Hunter Farmers. A less common occupation for the Care family was Sail Maker.

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  • Hunter Farmer

  • Farmer

  • Modiste

  • Sail Maker


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

Care Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Care. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Care 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Care. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Care. For the veterans among your Care ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Care Life Expectancy

What is the average Care lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Care life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Care in 1946 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Care 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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