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Carabello Name Meaning

Spanish: probably a Castilian variant of Galician carabelo ‘basket’ and hence a metonymic occupational name for a basket maker. Italian (Sicily): from a diminutive of carabba ‘wine carrier’ (from Arabic qarabah) or a nickname from a Sicilian bird name, carabbeddu. Italian: from the female personal name Carabella, composed of the elements cara ‘dear’ + bella ‘beautiful’.

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

Similar surnames: Caravello, Caravella, Carballo, Carabetta, Cardello, Caraballo

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Where is the Carabello family from?

You can see how Carabello families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carabello family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Carabello families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Carabello families living in Wiltshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Carabello's in the UK. Wiltshire had the highest population of Carabello families in 1891.
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What did your Carabello ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Carabello. 47% of Carabello men worked as a Laborer.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Barber
  • Presser
  • Truck Driver
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 382 immigration records available for the last name Carabello. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 198 military records available for the last name Carabello. For the veterans among your Carabello ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Carabello lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Carabello life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Carabello in 1951 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

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