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Carroll Family History

Carroll Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cearbhaill or Ó Cearbhaill ‘son (or descendant) of Cearbhall’, a personal name of uncertain origin, perhaps from cearbh ‘hacking’ and hence a byname for a butcher or nickname for a fierce warrior.

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

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Name Distribution of Carroll Families

  • Number of Carroll families
     1,327 - 2,652
     443 - 1,326
     1 - 442
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Carroll families
     1,147 - 2,291
     383 - 1,146
     1 - 382
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Carroll families
     220 - 438
     74 - 219
     1 - 73
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Carroll Family Origin

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Carroll Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Carroll

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Carroll Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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