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Carbon Name Meaning

French and Spanish (Carbón): metonymic occupational name for a charcoal-burner, from Old French, Spanish carbon ‘charcoal’ (from Latin carbo, genitive carbonis).

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


Similar surnames: Carbone, Caron, Cardon, Carton, Capron, Carman, Marron, Baron, Carbo

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Carbon Family Origin

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Carbon Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    31%
  • Farmer

    27%
  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carbon. A less common occupation for the Carbon family was Carpenter. The most common Carbon occupation in the USA was Laborer. 31% of Carbon's were Laborers.

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Carbon Historical Records

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Carbon Life Expectancy

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