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Carra Name Meaning

Italian: topographic name for someone who lived on stoney land, from carra ‘stone’, ‘rock’. Spanish: topographic name from carra ‘narrow path’, ‘track’.

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


Similar surnames: Carro, Capra, Carda, Parra, Cerro, Barra, Cerra, Marra, Corral, Carr

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Where is the Carra family from?

You can see how Carra families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carra family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Carra families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Carra families living in Kansas. This was about 17% of all the recorded Carra's in the USA. Kansas and 1 other state had the highest population of Carra families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Carra surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Carra ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Carra. 39% of Carra men worked as a Laborer and 21% of Carra women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carra were Salesman and Primery Teacher.

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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
    39%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    21%
  • New Worker
    17%
  • Housework
    13%
  • Primery Teacher
    9%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Carra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carra 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Carra. 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 623 military records available for the last name Carra. For the veterans among your Carra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Carra lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Carra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Carra in 1957 was 40, and 81 in 2004.

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