Carriger Family History

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Carriger Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Irish Carraher. Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of German Kärcher (see Karcher) or Kariger, a variant of Karger.

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

Similar surnames: Carriker, Harriger, Carringer, Corriher, Karriker, Garringer

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Carriger Family Origin

Where is the Carriger family from?

Carriger Family Occupations

What did your Carriger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Carriger occupation in Canada was Clerk. 25% of Carriger's were Clerks. Clerk, Dress Maker and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carriger. A less common occupation for the Carriger family was Teamster.

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  • Clerk

  • Dress Maker

  • Miner

  • Teamster


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

Carriger Historical Records

What Carriger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Carriger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carriger 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 204 immigration records available for the last name Carriger. 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 760 military records available for the last name Carriger. For the veterans among your Carriger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carriger Life Expectancy

What is the average Carriger lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Carriger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Carriger in 1944 was 24, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carriger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carriger 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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