Carbo Name Meaning

Catalan (Carbó): from carbó ‘coal’, ‘jet black’, probably applied as a topographic name for someone who lived by a coal outcrop, an occupational name for someone who extracted or sold coal, or a nickname for someone with exceptionally dark eyes or hair. Southern Italian (Sicily): possibly a topographic name from Sicilian carbu ‘hollow in a tree’.

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


Similar surnames: Carro, Cardo, Carbone, Cerro, Barbo, Marmo, Carby, Calo, Carda, Caro

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Carbo Family Origin

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Carbo Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Carbo family was Gardener. Farmer, Oyster Man and Farm Worker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carbo. The most common Carbo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Carbo's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Oyster Man

    13%
  • Farm Worker

    6%
  • Gardener

    6%

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Carbo Historical Records

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Carbo Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Carbo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Carbo in 1961 was 60, and 60 in 2004.

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