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Carlstrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Carlström): ornamental name composed of the personal name Carl + ström ‘stream’.

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

Similar surnames: Malstrom, Wahlstrom, Dahlstrom, Markstrom, Ahlstrom, Kallstrom

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Where is the Carlstrom family from?

You can see how Carlstrom families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carlstrom family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Carlstrom families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 16 Carlstrom families living in Illinois. This was about 32% of all the recorded Carlstrom's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Carlstrom families in 1880.
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What did your Carlstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Carlstrom. 18% of Carlstrom men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Carlstrom women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carlstrom were Carpenter and Typist. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
  • Maid
  • Housework
  • Typist
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Carlstrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carlstrom census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Carlstrom. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Carlstrom lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Carlstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Carlstrom in 1942 was 41, and 71 in 2004.

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