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Carta Name Meaning

Italian (Sardinia and Sicily): metonymic occupational name for a notary or administrator from carta ‘document’. Spanish: nickname from carta ‘letter’.

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


Similar surnames: Carda, Cart, Carota, Warta, Carra, Corda, Tarte, Kara, Catto, Cara

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Where is the Carta family from?

You can see how Carta families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carta family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Carta families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Carta family living in Kentucky. This was 100% of all the recorded Carta's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Carta families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Carta surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Carta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Carta. 34% of Carta men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Carta women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carta were Salesman and New Worker. .

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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
    34%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    17%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • New Worker
    9%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Carta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carta 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 Carta. 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 752 military records available for the last name Carta. For the veterans among your Carta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Carta lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Carta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Carta in 1957 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

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