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

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  • Hunter Farmer

    33%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Modiste

    17%
  • Sail Maker

    17%

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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Care Historical Records

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Care Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Care

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