Carreiro Family History

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Carreiro Name Meaning

Galician: from carreiro ‘passable by vehicles’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a roadway or thoroughfare or a habitational name from a place named with this word. Portuguese and Galician: occupational name from carreiro ‘carter’.

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

Similar surnames: Carreira, Carrera, Carrico, Barreiro, Carrero, Cordeiro, Barreira

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Carreiro Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Carreiro name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Carreiro. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Portugal


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Spain


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Carreiro Family Origin

Where is the Carreiro family from?

Carreiro Family Occupations

What did your Carreiro ancestors do for a living?

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

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Carreiro Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Carreiro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carreiro 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Carreiro. 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 814 military records available for the last name Carreiro. For the veterans among your Carreiro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carreiro Life Expectancy

What is the average Carreiro lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Carreiro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Carreiro in 1957 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carreiro 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.

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