Karmann Family History

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Karmann Name Meaning

North German: occupational name for a carter, Middle Low German karman. South German: from Middle High German kar ‘container’, ‘bowl’, ‘grain measure’ + -man ‘man’, hence an occupational name for a maker of such utensils. German (Tyrolean): topographic name for someone who lived in a kar, a bowl-shaped valley bottom.

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

Similar surnames: Karman, Barmann, Bermann, Hammann, Ammann, Warman, Dammann, Kormann

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Karmann Family Origin

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Karmann Family Occupations

What did your Karmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Coal Cart Driver, Farmer and Saloon/Boarding House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karmann. The most common Karmann occupation in the USA was Coal Cart Driver. 25% of Karmann's were Coal Cart Drivers. A less common occupation for the Karmann family was Works In Bone Mill.

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  • Coal Cart Driver

  • Farmer

  • Saloon/Boarding House

  • Works In Bone Mill


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

Karmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Karmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karmann 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 508 immigration records available for the last name Karmann. 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 Karmann. For the veterans among your Karmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Karmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Karmann lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Karmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Karmann in 1953 was 60, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karmann 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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