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Carro Surname Meaning

Spanish: from carro ‘wagon cart’ (from Late Latin carrum of Gaulish origin) hence a metonymic occupational name for a carter or cartwright. Italian (Sicily; Carrò also Carò): altered form of French Carraud from Occitan carral ‘passable by vehicles’ hence a topographic name for someone who lived by such a thoroughfare. Italian: from carro ‘cart’ hence an occupational name for a carter or a cartwright. Italian (southern): topographic name from southern Italian carru ‘turkey oak’ (Quercus cerris) or a habitational name from any of various places called with this word. French: variant of Carrot from a diminutive of char ‘cart’ applied as a metonymic occupational name for a carter or as a nickname for the owner of a cart. Altered form of French Caron or of its variant or altered form Carron .7: English: variant of Caro .

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


Similar surnames: Cerro, Cardo, Farro, Carbo, Caro, Curro, Carrow, Carra, Barrow, Cairo

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Where is the Carro family from?

You can see how Carro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carro family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Carro families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 14 Carro families living in Somerset. This was about 29% of all the recorded Carro's in United Kingdom. Somerset had the highest population of Carro families in 1891.
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What did your Carro ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Carro. 100% of Carro 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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Carro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carro 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Carro. 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 561 military records available for the last name Carro. For the veterans among your Carro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Carro lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Carro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Carro in 1950 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

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