Carn Name Meaning

Reduced form of Irish McCarn, which is itself a reduced form of McCarron. Variant spelling of Cornish Carne. Possibly a respelling of German, Dutch, and Jewish Kern.

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


Similar surnames: Karn, Cart, Carp, Corn, Warn, Cahn, Carr, Carl, Arn, Cann

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Carn Family Origin

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Carn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Labourer

    14%
  • School

    14%
  • Sup'G Briges C. S. R.

    14%

In 1881, the most common Carn occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Carn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Carn family was Sup'G Briges C. S. R.. Farmer, Labourer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carn.

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Carn Historical Records

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Carn Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Carn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Carn in 1958 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carn

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