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Carico Family History

Carico Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): habitational name from a place called Carico, named with Arabic kharq ‘cleft’, ‘slit’, ‘opening’.

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

Similar surnames: Carrico, Arco, Cardo, Carini, Marino, Marsico, Carideo, Caruso, Caro

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Where is the Carico family from?

You can see how Carico families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carico family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Carico families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Carico families living in Kentucky. This was about 40% of all the recorded Carico's in the USA. Kentucky and 1 other state had the highest population of Carico families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Carico surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Carico ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Carico. 28% of Carico men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Carico women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carico were Salesman and Housewife.

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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
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Carico. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carico census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 189 immigration records available for the last name Carico. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Carico. For the veterans among your Carico ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Carico lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Carico life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Carico in 1957 was 27, and 79 in 2004.

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