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Carnegie Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place called Carnegie, near Carmyllie in Angus, probably named in Gaelic as cathair an eige ‘fort at the gap’.

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


Similar surnames: Carnie, Dargie, Carneal, Craigie, Carreno, Carne, Marrese, Nangle

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Carnegie Family Origin

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Carnegie Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Clerk

    9%
  • Com Trabiler

    9%
  • Miller

    9%

In 1881, Farmer, Clerk and Com Trabiler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carnegie. The most common Carnegie occupation in Canada was Farmer. 45% of Carnegie's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Carnegie family was Miller.

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Carnegie Life Expectancy

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