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Carolina Name Meaning

Spanish: from the female personal name, feminine form of Carolus, or a habitational name from La Carolina in Jaén province.

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

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Carolina Family Origin

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Carolina Family Occupations

What did your Carolina ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Works On Farm

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carolina. A less common occupation for the Carolina family was Farm Laborer. The most common Carolina occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Carolina's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Carolina | Data not to scale

Carolina Historical Records

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Carolina Life Expectancy

What is the average Carolina lifespan?

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Famous Carolina Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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