Carriere Family History

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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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Carriere Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Carriere name?

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

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  • France


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Native American—North, Central, South


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Carriere Family Origin

Where is the Carriere family from?

Carriere Family Occupations

What did your Carriere ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carriere. A less common occupation for the Carriere family was Clerk In Store. The most common Carriere occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Carriere's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Clerk In Store


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

Carriere Historical Records

What Carriere family records will you find?

Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Carriere Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carriere

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carriere 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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