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Carrico Name Meaning

Portuguese (Carriço): from carrico ‘reed’, hence a topographic name for someone living in a place where reeds grew, a habitational name from a place named with this word, for example in Leiria, or a nickname for a tall, thin person.

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


Similar surnames: Carreiro, Carro, Carico, Carrasco, Carrick, Carpio, Carris, Garrick

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Where is the Carrico family from?

You can see how Carrico families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carrico family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Carrico families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 28 Carrico families living in Kentucky. This was about 61% of all the recorded Carrico's in the USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Carrico families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Carrico surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Carrico ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Carrico. 23% of Carrico men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Carrico women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carrico were Salesman 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

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    12%
  • Waitress
    12%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Housewife
    9%
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Carrico. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carrico 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 709 immigration records available for the last name Carrico. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Carrico. For the veterans among your Carrico ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Carrico lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Carrico life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Carrico in 1944 was 32, and 72 in 2004.

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