Carol Family History

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Carol Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Carroll.

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


Similar surnames: Caroll, Carrol, Caryl, Carow, Carl, Carron, Call, Caro, Carie, Charon

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Carol Family Origin

Where is the Carol family from?

Carol Family Occupations

What did your Carol ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Carol occupation in Canada was Farmer. 36% of Carol's were Farmers. Farmer, Cooper and Carriagemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carol. A less common occupation for the Carol family was Farmer Son.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Cooper

    16%
  • Carriagemaker

    8%
  • Farmer Son

    8%

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

Carol Historical Records

What Carol family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Carol. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carol 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Carol. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Carol. For the veterans among your Carol ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carol Life Expectancy

What is the average Carol lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Carol life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Carol in 1963 was 78, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carol

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carol 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.

Famous Carol Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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