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Carras Family History

Carras Surname Meaning

Greek: variant of Karras or Karas . Compare Caras . English: variant of Caris

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

Similar surnames: Arras, Carris, Darras, Barras, Karras, Farrar, Caras, Carrel, Maras

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Where is the Carras family from?

You can see how Carras families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carras family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Carras families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 10 Carras families living in London. This was about 26% of all the recorded Carras's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Carras families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Carras surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Carras 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 Carras. 100% of Carras men worked as a General Labourer and 100% of Carras women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Carras. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carras 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Carras. 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 553 military records available for the last name Carras. For the veterans among your Carras ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Carras lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Carras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Carras in 1948 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

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