Carol Family History

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Carol Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Carroll.

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


Similar surnames: Caroll, Carrol, Caryl, Carow, Carl, Carron, Call, Caro, Carie, Charon

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Carol Family Origin

Where is the Carol family from?

Carol Family Occupations

What did your Carol ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Carol family was Farm. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carol. The most common Carol occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Carol's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Farm

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Carol ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Carol Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Carol. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carol census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Carol. 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 Card

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

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Carol Life Expectancy

What is the average Carol lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Carol life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Carol in 1963 was 78, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carol

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carol ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Carol Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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