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Carlo Family History

Carlo Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Carlo, Italian equivalent of Charles.

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

Similar surnames: Calo, Caro, Carlos, Carlon, Cardo, Carleo, Carro, Sarlo, Carl, Carbo

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Where is the Carlo family from?

You can see how Carlo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carlo family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Carlo families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 5 Carlo families living in New York. This was about 56% of all the recorded Carlo's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Carlo families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Carlo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Carlo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Carlo. 23% of Carlo men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Carlo women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carlo were Clerk 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
  • New Worker
  • Truck Driver
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • New Worker
  • Waitress
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Carlo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carlo 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Carlo. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Carlo. For the veterans among your Carlo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Carlo lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Carlo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Carlo in 1947 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

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