Cartright Family History

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Cartright Name Meaning

Variant of English Cartwright or possibly an altered form of Dutch Kortrijk (see Courtright).

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

Similar surnames: Cortright, Cutright, Courtright, Kortright, Courtwright, Cartwright

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Cartright Family Origin

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Cartright Family Occupations

What did your Cartright ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Cartright. 17% of Cartright men worked as a Salesman and 67% of Cartright women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cartright were Farmer and Wife

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Salesman
  • Butcher
  • Cobbler
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Saleslady
  • Nurse
  • Wife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Cartright Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Cartright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cartright 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 498 immigration records available for the last name Cartright. 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 Cartright. For the veterans among your Cartright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cartright Life Expectancy

What is the average Cartright lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Cartright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Cartright in 1953 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cartright

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cartright 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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