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Carrick Name Meaning

Scottish: regional name for someone from Carrick, a steep and rocky district in Ayrshire, named in Old Welsh with carreg ‘rock’, borrowed into Gaelic ascarraig. Irish: reduced form of McCarrick.

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


Similar surnames: Karrick, Garrick, Corrick, Patrick, Carrig, Carrico, Herrick

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Where is the Carrick family from?

You can see how Carrick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carrick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Carrick families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 11 Carrick families living in Ohio. This was about 22% of all the recorded Carrick's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Carrick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Carrick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Carrick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Carrick. 17% of Carrick men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Carrick women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carrick were Clerk and Saleslady.

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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
    17%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    9%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Saleslady
    7%
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Census Records

There are 57,000 census records available for the last name Carrick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carrick 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 Carrick. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Carrick. For the veterans among your Carrick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Carrick lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Carrick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Carrick in 1944 was 23, and 78 in 2004.

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