Carne Family History

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Carne Name Meaning

Cornish: topographic name from Cornish carn ‘cairn’, or a habitational name from any of several places in Cornwall named Carne from this word. French: metonymic occupational name from Old Picard carne ‘hinge’ (Old French charnel). French (Carné): nickname for a thin man or alternatively for a fat one. The surname derives from the past participle of Norman, Picard, and Occitan carner (Old French charner), from c(h)ar ‘flesh’, ‘meat’, from Latin caro, genitive carnis. This term was used in a variety of senses, as for example ‘to strip flesh from the bone’ or ‘to feed animals with meat’, and it is from this that the ambiguity of the nickname arises.

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

Similar surnames: Cane, Corne, Arne, Cerne, Carre, Carse, Cain, Borne, Tarte, Carby

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Carne Family Origin

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Carne Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Carne occupation in Canada was Store Clerk. 100% of Carne's were Store Clerks.

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Carne Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Carne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carne 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

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Carne. For the veterans among your Carne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carne Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Carne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Carne in 1947 was 53, and 81 in 2004.

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