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Carlson Family History

Carlson Name Meaning
Scandinavian: respelling of Norwegian and Danish Carlsen or Swedish Carlsson.Dutch and German: patronymic from Carl. See also Karlson.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Carlson Families

  • Number of Carlson families
     2,132 - 4,261
     711 - 2,131
     1 - 710
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Carlson families
     29 - 55
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Carlson families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Carlson Family Origin

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Carlson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Carlson

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Carlson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Carlson census records

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Carlson Civil War Service Records

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