Carro Family History

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Carro Name Meaning

Spanish and Italian (also Del Carro): from carro ‘wagon’, ‘cart’ (from Late Latin carrum, of Gaulish origin), hence a metonymic occupational name for a carter or cartwright. Italian (Sicily; Carrò): respelling of the French family name Car(r)aud, from Occitan carral ‘passable by vehicles’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by such a thoroughfare. Italian: from carro ’cart’, hence an occupational name for a carter or a cartwright. Southern Italian: topographic name from Greek kárros, southern Italian carru ‘turkey oak’ (Quercus cerris), or a habitational name from any of various places named with this word. Altered spelling of various like-sounding names, such as French Carreau and English Carrow.

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

Similar surnames: Cerro, Cardo, Farro, Carbo, Caro, Curro, Carrow, Carra, Barrow, Cairo

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Carro Family Origin

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Carro Family Occupations

What did your Carro ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Carro family was Wood Sawyer. Agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and Labourer At Copper Works were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carro. The most common Carro occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 25% of Carro's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farm Labourer

  • Labourer At Copper Works

  • Wood Sawyer


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

Carro Historical Records

What Carro family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Carro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carro 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Carro. 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 561 military records available for the last name Carro. For the veterans among your Carro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carro Life Expectancy

What is the average Carro lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Carro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Carro in 1950 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carro

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carro 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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