Carlo Family History

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Carlo Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Carlo, Italian equivalent of Charles.

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

Similar surnames: Calo, Caro, Carlos, Carlon, Cardo, Carleo, Carro, Sarlo, Carl, Carbo

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Carlo Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Carlo name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Carlo. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Portugal


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Carlo Family Origin

Where is the Carlo family from?

Carlo Family Occupations

What did your Carlo ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Carlo occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 20% of Carlo's were Bricklayers. A less common occupation for the Carlo family was Packer (Fact Hand). Bricklayer, Agricultural Labourer and Carman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carlo.

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  • Bricklayer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carman

  • Packer (Fact Hand)


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Carlo ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Carlo Historical Records

What Carlo family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Carlo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carlo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Carlo. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Carlo Life Expectancy

What is the average Carlo lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Carlo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Carlo in 1947 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carlo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carlo ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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