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Carrano Family History

Carrano Name Meaning

Italian (southern): habitational name from a minor place called Carrano in Colosimi Cosenza province.

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


Similar surnames: Carano, Canzano, Carrara, Carranco, Carreno, Varano, Campano, Marzano

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Where is the Carrano family from?

You can see how Carrano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carrano family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Carrano families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Carrano families living in New York. This was about 67% of all the recorded Carrano's in USA. New York had the highest population of Carrano families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Carrano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Carrano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Carrano. 23% of Carrano men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Carrano women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carrano were New Worker and Operator. .

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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
    23%
  • Truck Driver
    13%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • New Worker
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    20%
  • Machine Operator
    20%
  • Waitress
    9%
  • Operator
    9%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Carrano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carrano 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 Carrano. 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 849 military records available for the last name Carrano. For the veterans among your Carrano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Carrano lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Carrano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Carrano in 1948 was 49, and 70 in 2004.

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