Carrick Family History

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Carrick Name Meaning

Scottish: regional name for someone from Carrick, a steep and rocky district in Ayrshire, named in Old Welsh with carreg ‘rock’, borrowed into Gaelic ascarraig. Irish: reduced form of McCarrick.

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

Similar surnames: Karrick, Garrick, Corrick, Patrick, Carrig, Carrico, Herrick

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Carrick Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Carrick name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • European Jewish


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Carrick Family Origin

Where is the Carrick family from?

Carrick Family Occupations

What did your Carrick ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Carrick occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Carrick's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carrick. A less common occupation for the Carrick family was Tailor.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Tailor


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

Carrick Historical Records

What Carrick family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 57,000 census records available for the last name Carrick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carrick 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Carrick. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Carrick. For the veterans among your Carrick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carrick Life Expectancy

What is the average Carrick lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Carrick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Carrick in 1944 was 23, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carrick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carrick 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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