Caro Name Meaning

Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Jewish (Sephardic and Ashkenazic): nickname from Portuguese, Spanish, Italian caro ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ (Latin carus). In medieval Italy this was also a personal name. Italian (Sicily; Carò): variant of Carrò (see Carro).

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


Similar surnames: Carro, Claro, Karo, Cardo, Cara, Capo, Carp, Calo, Faro, Cato

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Caro Family Origin

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Caro Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Merchant

    7%

In 1880, Keeping House, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caro. The most common Caro occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 11% of Caro's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Caro family was Merchant.

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Caro Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Caro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Caro in 1943 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caro

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