Carling Family History

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Carling Name Meaning

Swedish: from the personal name Karl + the common suffix of surnames -ing ‘belonging to’. Respelling of German Karling, a habitational name from Karling in Bavaria. Americanized form of German Garling or Gerling.

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


Similar surnames: Carlin, Carline, Harling, Arling, Dahling, Herling, Curling, Garling

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Carling Family Origin

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Carling Family Occupations

What did your Carling ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Carling. 27% of Carling men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Carling women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carling were Truck Driver and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    19%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Cook
    13%

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

Carling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Carling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carling 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Carling. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Carling. For the veterans among your Carling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carling Life Expectancy

What is the average Carling lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Carling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Carling in 1963 was 73, and 64 in 2004.

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