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Carleo Family History

Carleo Name Meaning

from the medieval Greek personal name Kaloleon or Kaloleos meaning ‘Leon the good’. from a variant of the personal name Carlo (see Charles). variant of Corleo, from Greek kyrios ‘sir’, ‘lord’ + the personal name Leo.

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


Similar surnames: Carlin, Carlo, Caleb, Carle, Calo, Carles, Barley, Caro, Cardo

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Where is the Carleo family from?

You can see how Carleo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carleo family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Carleo families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Carleo family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Carleo's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Carleo families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Carleo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Carleo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Carleo. 53% of Carleo men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Carleo women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carleo were Carpenter and Clerk.

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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
    53%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Carpenter
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Clerk
    50%
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What Carleo family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 695 census records available for the last name Carleo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carleo 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 320 immigration records available for the last name Carleo. 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 190 military records available for the last name Carleo. For the veterans among your Carleo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Carleo lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Carleo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Carleo in 1959 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

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