Carro History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Today's Irish surnames are underpinned by a multitude of rich histories. The name Carro originally appeared in Gaelic as O Corragain.

Early Origins of the Carro family

The surname Carro was first found in Fermanagh (Irish: Fear Manach) in the southwestern part of Northern Ireland, Province of Ulster, in Ulster, where they are known to have been located since the 9th century. This family was related to the Maguires, and both families claim descent from the three Collas, who were Irish kings during the 4th century. Those of the Carro family is now scattered widely across Ireland, with the exception of Munster, where they are uncommon. The dispersion of the family had already taken place by the 16th century, when bearers of the name were recorded in the counties of Meath, Monaghan, Offaly and Roscommon. Petty's census of 1659, lists Corrigan and O'Corrigan as among the most common names in the counties of Fermanagh, Longford and Offaly.

Early History of the Carro family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Carro research. Another 110 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1839, 1902, 1802, 1880 and 1866 are included under the topic Early Carro History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Carro Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Carrigan, Caragan, Caraghen, Carigan, Carignan, Carragan, O'Carrigan, Corrigan, Corigan, O'Corrigan, Corigon, Corrigon, Corrigen, Korrigan, Korigan, Currigan, Courigan, Currigen, Kurrigan, Corregan, Coregan, Corigen, Korrigen, Korigen, Kurigan and many more.

Early Notables of the Carro family (pre 1700)

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United States Carro migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Carro Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Antonio Carro, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1855 [1]
  • Juan Carro, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1858 [1]
  • Marcelo Carro, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860 [1]
  • Pantaloon Carro, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860 [1]
  • Bertha Carro, who arrived in New York, NY in 1872
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Carro (post 1700) +

  • Antonio Carro (1923-2020), Spanish politician, Minister of the Presidency (1974–1975), member of the Congress of Deputies (1982–1989)


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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