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Origins of the Carroll surname

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About the Carrolls

We have a total number of 154242 records for people with the last name Carroll.

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Alternative variations of the name Carroll

Carroll, Carol, Carrol, Caroll, Karol

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Where do most Carrolls live?

In 1921, most Carrolls lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Carrolls

How common is your surname?

454th most common surname in the UK

We have 60,600 records for the Carroll surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Carrolls most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Carroll first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Carrolls

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

Common Female occupations for Carrolls in 1921






Domestic Servant


Cotton Weaver


Common Male occupations for Carrolls in 1921
General Labourer


Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


Farm Hands


Dock Labourer


Coal Miner


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