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Karcz Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname or Jewish artificial name from Polish karcz ‘stump’. Compare Karch

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

Similar surnames: Karch, Karp, Karas, Kurcz, Tkacz, Karsh, Karan, Kara, Kertz, Karg

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Where is the Karcz family from?

You can see how Karcz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Karcz family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Karcz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Karcz families living in Wisconsin. This was 100% of all the recorded Karcz's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Karcz families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Karcz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Karcz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Karcz. 60% of Karcz men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Karcz women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Karcz were Carpenter 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
  • Farmer
  • Stripper
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Machine Operator
  • Clerk
  • Operator
  • Waitress
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What Karcz family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 874 census records available for the last name Karcz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karcz 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 465 immigration records available for the last name Karcz. 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 372 military records available for the last name Karcz. For the veterans among your Karcz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Karcz lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Karcz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Karcz in 1953 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

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