Carew Name Meaning

Welsh: habitational name from any of various minor places in Wales, in particular one near Pembroke with a major castle, named from Welsh caer ‘fort’ + rhiw ‘hill’, ‘slope’. Cornish: from the cognate Cornish word kerrow (plural of ker ‘fort’), which occurs seven times as a place name in Cornwall.

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


Similar surnames: Carey, Crew, Chew, Clare, Cahow, Maren, Lare, Caleb, Carby, Cardo

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Carew Family Origin

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Carew Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Servant

    15%
  • Clerk

    11%
  • Labourer

    11%

In 1881, Farmer, Servant and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carew. A less common occupation for the Carew family was Labourer. The most common Carew occupation in Canada was Farmer. 26% of Carew's were Farmers.

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Carew Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Carew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Carew in 1949 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carew

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