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Carline Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Carlin. Americanized form of German Kärlein, perhaps from a diminutive of Middle High German kar ‘bowl’, ‘measure of grain’, ‘depression’, ‘basin’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made bowls or for someone who measured out grain, or a topographic name for someone who lived in a hollow.

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


Similar surnames: Carlin, Carling, Carwile, Carlino, Carnine, Saline, Carbone, Arline

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Where is the Carline family from?

You can see how Carline families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carline family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Carline families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Carline family living in Louisiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Carline's in USA. Louisiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Carline families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Carline surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Carline ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Carline. 16% of Carline men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Carline women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carline were Clerk and Waitress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Farming
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    24%
  • Clerk
    18%
  • Saleslady
    12%
  • Waitress
    12%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Carline lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Carline life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Carline in 1948 was 72, and 63 in 2004.

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