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Carlyon Name Meaning

Cornish: habitational name from any of three places in Cornwall called Carlyon, in St. Minver and Kea parishes. The first element is Celtic ker ‘fort’; the second could represent the plural of Cornish legh ‘slab’.

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


Similar surnames: Carlton, Charlton, Carlin, Calton, Catlow, Carrion, Tarlton, Caron

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Carlyon Family Origin

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Carlyon Family Occupations

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In 1880, Miner, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carlyon. A less common occupation for the Carlyon family was Clerk In Store. The most common Carlyon occupation in the USA was Miner. 29% of Carlyon's were Miners.

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  • Miner

    29%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Clerk In Store

    6%

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

Carlyon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Carlyon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carlyon 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Carlyon. 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 Carlyon. For the veterans among your Carlyon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carlyon Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Carlyon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Carlyon in 1962 was 62, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carlyon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carlyon 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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