Carlos Family History

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Carlos Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from the personal name Carlos, Spanish equivalent of Charles.

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


Similar surnames: Carlo, Carles, Caro, Carlisi, Carlon, Carolus, Claros, Carleo, Barros

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Carlos Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Carlos name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Carlos. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    18%

  • Native American—North, Central, South

    17%

  • Spain

    13%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    8%

  • Portugal

    7%

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Carlos Family Origin

Where is the Carlos family from?

Carlos Family Occupations

What did your Carlos ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Meunier and Nun were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carlos. A less common occupation for the Carlos family was Rentiere. The most common Carlos occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Carlos's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Meunier

    25%
  • Nun

    25%
  • Rentiere

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Carlos ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Carlos Historical Records

What Carlos family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Carlos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carlos census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Carlos. 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 Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Carlos. For the veterans among your Carlos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carlos Life Expectancy

What is the average Carlos lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Carlos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1958. The average life expectancy for Carlos in 1954 was 36, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carlos ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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