Carras Family History

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Carras Name Meaning

Greek: variant spelling of Caras. English: habitational name from any of several places called Carr House or Carrhouse (examples of which are found in northern counties including Cheshire and Yorkshire), from Middle English kerr ‘wet ground’ or ‘brushwood’ (Old Norse with kjarr; see Kerr) + h(o)us ‘house’ (Old English hus).

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

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

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Carras Family Origin

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Carras Family 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 UK named Carras.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Carras Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Carras. 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 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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Carras Life Expectancy

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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