Carp Family History

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Carp Name Meaning

German, Polish, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Karp. English: from Middle English, Old French carpe ‘carp’, in some cases a nickname for a greedy person or for someone thought to resemble the fish in some other way; also a metonymic occupational name for a carp fisherman or a seller of the fish. English: possibly a nickname for a garrulous or complaining person, from Middle English carp(e) ‘carping speech’.

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

Similar surnames: Karp, Cap, Cart, Capp, Harp, Card, Care, Carl, Corp, Car

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Carp Family Origin

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Carp Family Occupations

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In 1921, Journalier was the top reported job for people in the CA named Carp.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Journalier

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Carp Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Carp. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Carp. For the veterans among your Carp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carp Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Carp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Carp in 1943 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

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