Carlan Family History

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Carlan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cairealláin (see Carlin).

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


Similar surnames: Carlin, Carland, Carolan, Callan, Corgan, Harlan, Cahalan, Scallan

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Carlan Family Origin

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Carlan Family Occupations

What did your Carlan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Carlan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Carlan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Carlan family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carlan.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Carlan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Carlan Historical Records

What Carlan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Carlan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carlan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Carlan

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Carlan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Carlan. For the veterans among your Carlan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carlan Life Expectancy

What is the average Carlan lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Carlan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Carlan in 1945 was 70, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carlan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carlan ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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