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Carriere Name Meaning

French (Carrière): topographic name for someone who lived on a fairly major thoroughfare, originally a road passable by vehicles as well as pedestrians (from Late Latin carraria (via), a derivative of carrum ‘cart’). Italian: occupational name for a carter or cartwright (see Carriero).

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


Similar surnames: Carrier, Carriero, Carrera, Barriere, Corriere, Carrero, Barrere

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Where is the Carriere family from?

You can see how Carriere families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carriere family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Carriere families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there were 17 Carriere families living in Louisiana. This was about 85% of all the recorded Carriere's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Carriere families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Carriere surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Carriere ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Carriere. 21% of Carriere men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Carriere women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carriere were Clerk and Teacher. .

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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
    21%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • House Work
    11%
  • Maid
    9%
  • Teacher
    9%
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Census Records

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Carriere. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carriere 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Carriere. 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 Carriere. For the veterans among your Carriere ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Carriere lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Carriere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Carriere in 1945 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

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