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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Carrera

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Alt. Meaning

C is for captive, your web of charm.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

E is for elegant, born within you.

R is for realist, the way you are.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Carrera

Carmen was given the name Christopher Roman on April 13th, 1985 in Elmwood Park, New Jersey. Carmen is also known as Roman and Christopher.


Barbara Carrera is an actress, model, actor, and model (people). She has been prominent since 1970. Barbara was given the name Barbara Kingsbury on December 31st, 1945 in San Carlos, Río San Juan.


Sally Carrera is a town attorney, hotelier, and lawyer.


Massimo Carrera is a soccer player for the Juventus F.C., S.S.D. Pro Sesto Calcio, U.S. Russi, U.S. Alessandria Calcio 1912, Delfino Pescara 1936, F.C. Bari 1908, Atalanta B.C., S.S.C. Napoli, A.C.D. Treviso 2013, F.C. Pro Vercelli 1892, and Italy national football team. Massimo was born on April 23rd, 1964 in Sesto San Giovanni, Italy.


Ezequiel Carrera is an athlete for the Toronto Blue Jays. Ezequiel was born on June 11th, 1987 in Güiria.


Danilo Carrera is an actor, presenter, model, and model (people). His ongoing career started in 2012. Danilo was given the name Danilo Xavier Carrera Huerta on January 17th, 1989 in Guayaquil.


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Popularity of Carrera as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Carrera U.S.
  White 9.09% 64.26%
  African American 0.64% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.24% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 88.37% 16.26%

Of Last Name Carrera

People with the last name Carrera are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Carrera

  • How Popular is the name Carrera? Carrera is the 26,627th most popular name of all time. As a last name Carrera was the 2,203rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Carrera have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 204 babies born with the first name Carrera in the United States. That's more than enough people named Carrera to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Carrera? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Carrera born? The highest recorded use of the first name Carrera was in 2006 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Carrera: Your name in reverse order is Arerrac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Raearrc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Carrera? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 16,533 people with the last name Carrera.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Carrera? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Carrera as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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