Carten Family History

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Carten Name Meaning

Northern Irish: reduced form of McCartan.

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


Similar surnames: Carton, Cartin, Carter, Carthen, Carney, Carden, Garten, Marten

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Carten Family Origin

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Carten Family Occupations

What did your Carten ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Carten occupation in Canada was Labourer. 22% of Carten's were Labourers. Labourer, City Ticket Ag'T. and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carten. A less common occupation for the Carten family was Merchant.

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  • Labourer

    22%
  • City Ticket Ag'T.

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Merchant

    11%

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

Carten Historical Records

What Carten family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Carten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carten 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Carten. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Carten. For the veterans among your Carten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carten Life Expectancy

What is the average Carten lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Carten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Carten in 1963 was 75, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carten 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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