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Origins of the Carp surname

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About the Carps

We have a total number of 1769 records for people with the last name Carp.

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Where do most Carps live?

In 1921, most Carps lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Carps

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 1,380 records for the Carp surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Carps most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Carps.

What are the most common Carp first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Sarah

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Carp family members

Common jobs for Carps

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Carps in 1921










Common Male occupations for Carps in 1921




Able Seaman


Agricultural Labourer


Farmer's Son Working On Farm


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