Anton Karl Karas

7 July 1906–10 January 1985 (Age 78)
Vienna, Austria

The Life of Anton Karl

When Anton Karl Karas was born on 7 July 1906, in Vienna, Austria, his father, Karl Josef Karas, was 23 and his mother, Theresia Streckel, was 22. He married Catherine Perger in 1930, in Austria. He died on 10 January 1985, in Döbling, Vienna, Austria, at the age of 78, and was buried in Sievering, Vienna, Austria.

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Anton Karl Karas
Catherine Perger
Marriage: 1930

Spouse and Children


Parents and Siblings

    Karl Josef Karas


    Theresia Streckel




World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Age 6

Italy, Austria, and Germany renew the Triple Alliance. The alliance lasts for three more years.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 Polish (Karaś); Hungarian (Kárász); Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Slovenian (Prekmurje), and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Slavic karas ‘crucian carp’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a carp fisher or possibly a nickname for someone with a fishlike appearance. As a Jewish name it is mainly an ornamental name.2 Greek: from a nickname meaning ‘black’ ( see Caras ).3 Hungarian: topographic name for someone living by the Karas river, a tributary of the river Danube, named with Turkish kara ‘black’ + suğ ‘water’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Anton Karas, „United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014“
  • Anton Karas, „United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014“
  • Anton Karas, „United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014“

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