Carro Name Meaning

Spanish and Italian (also Del Carro): from carro ‘wagon’, ‘cart’ (from Late Latin carrum, of Gaulish origin), hence a metonymic occupational name for a carter or cartwright. Italian (Sicily; Carrò): respelling of the French family name Car(r)aud, from Occitan carral ‘passable by vehicles’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by such a thoroughfare. Italian: from carro ’cart’, hence an occupational name for a carter or a cartwright. Southern Italian: topographic name from Greek kárros, southern Italian carru ‘turkey oak’ (Quercus cerris), or a habitational name from any of various places named with this word. Altered spelling of various like-sounding names, such as French Carreau and English Carrow.

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


Similar surnames: Cerro, Cardo, Farro, Carbo, Caro, Curro, Carrow, Carra, Barrow, Cairo

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Carro Family Origin

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Carro Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    40%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Cobbler

    7%

In 1880, the most common Carro occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Carro's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Carro family was Cobbler. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carro.

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Carro Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Carro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Carro in 1950 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carro

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