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Carder Family History

Carder Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a wool-carder or for a maker of cards for combing wool to prepare it for spinning from Middle English carder cardour (modelled on Old French cardeur).

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

Similar surnames: Carter, Carver, Harder, Corder, Carden, Mander, Warder, Barber, Bader

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Where is the Carder family from?

You can see how Carder families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carder family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Carder families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 151 Carder families living in Essex. This was about 21% of all the recorded Carder's in United Kingdom. Essex had the highest population of Carder families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Carder surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Carder ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Carder. 18% of Carder men worked as a General Labourer and 79% of Carder women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carder were Retired and Old Age Pensioner. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Retired

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Old Age Pensioner
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Census Records

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Carder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carder 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Carder. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Carder. For the veterans among your Carder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Carder lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Carder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Carder in 1945 was 29, and 78 in 2004.

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