Karchner Family History

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Karchner Name Meaning

German (Kärchner): variant of Karcher, an occupational name from Middle High German karrecher, kercher ‘porter’.

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


Similar surnames: Kirchner, Taschner, Lachner, Kelchner, Kircher, Kurschner, Karcher

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Karchner Family Origin

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Karchner Family Occupations

What did your Karchner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Karchner. 28% of Karchner men worked as a Laborer and 37% of Karchner women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Karchner were Truck Driver and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Labor
    18%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    37%
  • Housewife
    28%
  • Collar Machine Operator
    19%
  • Saleslady
    19%

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

Karchner Historical Records

What Karchner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Karchner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karchner 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 99 immigration records available for the last name Karchner. 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 603 military records available for the last name Karchner. For the veterans among your Karchner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Karchner Life Expectancy

What is the average Karchner lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Karchner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Karchner in 1961 was 59, and 85 in 2004.

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