Carline Family History

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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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Carline Family Origin

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Carline Family Occupations

What did your Carline ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Carline family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carline. The most common Carline occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Carline's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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Carline Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Carline. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carline census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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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Draft Card

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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Carline Life Expectancy

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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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