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Carrasco Name Meaning

Spanish: topographic name from carrasco, carrasca ‘holm oak’ (from Latin cerrus, from a pre-Roman Celtiberian word), or a habitational name from any of various places named with this word, as for example Carrasco in Salamanca province or Casas Carrasco in Jaén province, Spain.

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


Similar surnames: Carranco, Barranco, Carrico, Ceraso, Carvalho, Carris, Carballo

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Where is the Carrasco family from?

You can see how Carrasco families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carrasco family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Carrasco families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 25 Carrasco families living in Texas. This was about 36% of all the recorded Carrasco's in the USA. Texas had the highest population of Carrasco families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Carrasco surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Carrasco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Carrasco. 47% of Carrasco men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Carrasco women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carrasco were Truck Driver and Housewife.

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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
    47%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    13%
  • Laundress
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Housewife
    10%
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Carrasco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carrasco 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Carrasco. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Carrasco. For the veterans among your Carrasco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Carrasco lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Carrasco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Carrasco in 1941 was 58, and 68 in 2004.

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