Carville Family History

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Carville Name Meaning

French: habitational name from places in Calvados and Seine-Maritime named Carville, from the Scandinavian personal name Kári + Old French ville ‘settlement’ (see Villa). English and Irish: variant of Carvell.

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

Similar surnames: Colville, Carvell, Neville, Darville, Saville, Courville, Granville

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Carville Family Origin

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Carville Family Occupations

What did your Carville ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Carville family was Farmer. The most common Carville occupation in the UK was Artist Landscape Painter. 13% of Carville's were Artist Landscape Painters. Artist Landscape Painter, Commercial Clerk and Decorator were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carville.

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  • Artist Landscape Painter

  • Commercial Clerk

  • Decorator

  • Farmer


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

Carville Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Carville. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carville 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 848 immigration records available for the last name Carville. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Carville. For the veterans among your Carville ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carville Life Expectancy

What is the average Carville lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Carville life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Carville in 1963 was 74, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carville

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carville 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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