Carreras Family History

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Carreras Name Meaning

Spanish: topographic name for someone living by a crossroads, from the plural of carrera ‘thoroughfare’ (see Carrera).

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

Similar surnames: Carrera, Barreras, Barrera, Cardenas, Ferrera, Cerreta, Carreira

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Carreras Family Origin

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Carreras Family Occupations

What did your Carreras ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Carreras occupation in the UK was Cigar Merchant. 33% of Carreras's were Cigar Merchants. A less common occupation for the Carreras family was Engraver. Cigar Merchant and Commercial Clerk Tobacco Who were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Carreras.

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  • Cigar Merchant

  • Commercial Clerk Tobacco Who

  • Engraver


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

Carreras Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Carreras. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carreras 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Carreras. 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 637 military records available for the last name Carreras. For the veterans among your Carreras ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carreras Life Expectancy

What is the average Carreras lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Carreras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Carreras in 1951 was 25, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carreras

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carreras 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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