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Carron Family History

Carron Name Meaning

French and English: variant spelling of Caron 3. Reduced form of Irish McCarron.

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


Similar surnames: Cardon, Carton, Farron, Harron, Corron, Carrow, Catron, Marron, Caron

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Where is the Carron family from?

You can see how Carron families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carron family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Carron families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 161 Carron families living in Ontario. This was about 44% of all the recorded Carron's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Carron families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Carron surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Carron ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Carron. 44% of Carron men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Carron women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carron were Labourer and Teacher. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    44%
  • Journalier
    10%
  • Cultivateur
    10%
  • Labourer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
    18%
  • Cranite Tester
    12%
  • Servante
    12%
  • Teacher
    12%
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Census Records

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Carron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carron census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Carron. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Carron. For the veterans among your Carron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Carron lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Carron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Carron in 1944 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

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