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Earls Name Meaning

English: from Earl with genitive -s, probably referring to a servant or retainer of a particular earl.

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


Similar surnames: Earll, Earl, Earle, Early, Earles, Vails, Bares, Searls, Kearns

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Earls Family Origin

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Earls Family Occupations

What did your Earls ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Earls occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Earls's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Earls family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Earls.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

Earls Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Earls Life Expectancy

What is the average Earls lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Earls life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Earls in 1942 was 20, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Earls

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Earls 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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