Karo Name Meaning

Bulgarian (Káro): from the Turkish loanword kara ‘black’. Jewish (Sephardic, also Ashkenazic): nickname from Spanish caro ‘dear’. The surname is recorded in Toledo, Spain, in the 14th century. The Ashkenazic branch is ultimately of Sephardic origin. Slovenian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Caro, Karp, Kar, Kano, Karg, Aro, Karol, Karon, Kalb, Vary

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Karo Family Origin

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Karo Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    33%
  • Cabinet Maker

    33%
  • Tailor

    33%

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In 1880, Butcher and Cabinet Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Karo. The most common Karo occupation in the USA was Butcher. 33% of Karo's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Karo family was Tailor.

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Karo Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Karo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Karo in 1958 was 53, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karo

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