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Carbo Name Meaning

Catalan (Carbó): from carbó ‘coal’, ‘jet black’, probably applied as a topographic name for someone who lived by a coal outcrop, an occupational name for someone who extracted or sold coal, or a nickname for someone with exceptionally dark eyes or hair. Southern Italian (Sicily): possibly a topographic name from Sicilian carbu ‘hollow in a tree’.

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


Similar surnames: Carro, Cardo, Carbone, Cerro, Barbo, Marmo, Carby, Calo, Carda, Caro

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Where is the Carbo family from?

You can see how Carbo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carbo family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Carbo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Carbo family living in Alabama. This was 100% of all the recorded Carbo's in USA. Alabama had the highest population of Carbo families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Carbo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Carbo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Carbo. 34% of Carbo men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Carbo women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carbo were Salesman and Machine Operator. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • New Worker
    7%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    25%
  • Seamstress
    20%
  • Saleslady
    15%
  • Machine Operator
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Carbo. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 940 military records available for the last name Carbo. For the veterans among your Carbo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Carbo lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Carbo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Carbo in 1961 was 60, and 60 in 2004.

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