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Carroll Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cearbhaill or Ó Cearbhaill ‘son (or descendant) of Cearbhall’, a personal name of uncertain origin, perhaps from cearbh ‘hacking’ and hence a byname for a butcher or nickname for a fierce warrior.

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


Similar surnames: O'carroll, Correll, Carrell, Farrell, Harrell, Mccarroll, Cardon

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Carroll Family Origin

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Carroll Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Servant

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Laborer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carroll. A less common occupation for the Carroll family was Servant. The most common Carroll occupation in Canada was Farmer. 22% of Carroll's were Farmers.

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Carroll Life Expectancy

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