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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Carrara

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From the Roman name, derived from Latin Carrariae (“quarries”), from a Celtic word (likely Ligurian) *kar (“stone”).

  1. A town in the province of Massa e Carrara, Tuscany famous for its marble quarries

Notable Persons Named Carrara

Carrara was born in Bergamo. Carrara is also known as Carrara and Alberto.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Carrara

Carrara was born in Bergamo. Carrara is also known as Carrara and Alberto.


Giovanni Carrara is a baseball player. Giovanni was born on March 4th, 1968 in El Tigre.


Jacopo was born in Padua. He died in 1324.


Francesco was born in 1805. He passed away in 1888.


Nello Carrara was a in the field of physics. Nello was born on February 19th, 1900 in Florence. He breathed his last breath on June 5th, 1993.


Gigliola was born in 1379. She passed away in 1416.


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Popularity of Carrara as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Carrara U.S.
  White 82.72% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.34% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 16.41% 16.26%

Of Last Name Carrara

People with the last name Carrara are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Carrara

  • How Popular is the name Carrara? As a last name Carrara was the 18,550th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Carrara? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Carrara was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Carrara: Your name in reverse order is Ararrac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aarcrra. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Carrara? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,487 people with the last name Carrara.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Carrara? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Carrara as their last name since less than 1 person in 200k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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