Carroll Family History

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Carroll Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cearbhaill or Ó Cearbhaill ‘son (or descendant) of Cearbhall’, a personal name of uncertain origin, perhaps from cearbh ‘hacking’ and hence a byname for a butcher or nickname for a fierce warrior.

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


Similar surnames: O'carroll, Correll, Carrell, Farrell, Harrell, Mccarroll, Cardon

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Carroll Family Origin

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Carroll Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carroll. A less common occupation for the Carroll family was Farming. The most common Carroll occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Carroll's were Farmers.

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Carroll Life Expectancy

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