Carman Family History

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Carman Name Meaning

English: from an Old Norse personal name Kar(l)ma{dh}r (accusative Kar(l)mann), composed of the elements karl ‘male’, ‘man’ + ma{dh}r ‘man’, ‘person’. English: occupational name for a carter, from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English car(re) ‘cart’ (Late Latin carrus) + Middle English man ‘man’. Dutch: variant spelling of Karman. Altered spelling of Germann or Korman.

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

Similar surnames: Warman, Harman, Farman, Karman, Arman, Calman, Carmon, Cadman, German

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Carman Family Origin

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Carman Family Occupations

What did your Carman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, School and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carman. A less common occupation for the Carman family was Labourer. The most common Carman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Carman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • School

  • Student

  • Labourer


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

Carman Historical Records

What Carman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 93,000 census records available for the last name Carman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carman 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Carman. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Carman. For the veterans among your Carman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carman Life Expectancy

What is the average Carman lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Carman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Carman in 1940 was 44, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carman 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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