Caro Name Meaning

Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Jewish (Sephardic and Ashkenazic): nickname from Portuguese, Spanish, Italian caro ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ (Latin carus). In medieval Italy this was also a personal name. Italian (Sicily; Carò): variant of Carrò (see Carro).

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


Similar surnames: Carro, Claro, Karo, Cardo, Cara, Capo, Carp, Calo, Faro, Cato

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Caro Family Origin

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Caro Family Occupations

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  • Boot Finisher

    18%
  • Furrier

    9%
  • Glass Merchant (Dlr)

    9%
  • Hammerman At Steel Works

    9%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Caro family was Hammerman At Steel Works. Boot Finisher, Furrier and Glass Merchant (Dlr) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caro. The most common Caro occupation in the UK was Boot Finisher. 18% of Caro's were Boot Finishers.

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Caro Historical Records

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Caro Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Caro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Caro in 1943 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caro

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