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Carrera Name Meaning

Spanish: topographic name for someone living by a main road, carrera ‘thoroughfare’, originally a road passable by vehicles as well as pedestrians (Late Latin carraria (via), a derivative of carrum ‘cart’), or a habitational name from any of various places named with this word. Southern Italian: habitational name from a place named Carrera, cognate with 1.

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


Similar surnames: Carreira, Cabrera, Carriere, Carreras, Carrara, Barrera, Carrero

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Carrera Family Origin

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Carrera Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Hatter

    20%
  • House Keeper

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Carrera family was Laborer. The most common Carrera occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Carrera's were Farmers. Farmer, Hatter and House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carrera.

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Carrera Historical Records

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Carrera Life Expectancy

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