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Karash Surname Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): artificial name from Polish karaś ‘crucian carp’ (see Karas 1 compare 2 below). Americanized form of Polish and Jewish (from Poland) Karaś (see Karas ) Hungarian Karas 2 and of their Germanized form Karasch .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Karas, Karsh, Kardash, Karasik, Larish, Barash, Karch, Kash, Jarosh

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Where is the Karash family from?

You can see how Karash families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Karash family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Karash families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Karash families living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Karash's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Karash families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Karash surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Karash ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Karash. 46% of Karash men worked as a Laborer and 40% of Karash women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Karash were Clerk and Waitress. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Painter
  • Farmer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Inspector
  • Secretary
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 973 census records available for the last name Karash. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karash census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 143 immigration records available for the last name Karash. 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 Cards

There are 154 military records available for the last name Karash. For the veterans among your Karash ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Karash lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Karash life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Karash in 1962 was 60, and 88 in 2004.

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