Cart Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: reduced form of McCart. English: from Middle English cart(e) ‘cart’ (from Old English cræt, Old Norse kartr), hence a metonymic occupational name for a carter or cartwright. French: from Old Occitan cart, a variant of quart, a term which in the Middle Ages denoted a tax levied on wine; hence possibly a metonymic occupational name for a tax collector.

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


Similar surnames: Hart, Carp, Dart, Card, Care, Carr, Catt, Court, Carl, Mart

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Cart Family Origin

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Cart Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cart. A less common occupation for the Cart family was Carpenter. The most common Cart occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Cart's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Cart Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Cart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Cart in 1944 was 66, and 73 in 2004.

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