Edling Family History

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Edling Name Meaning

English: variant of Edlin. German and Swedish: status name from Middle High German edel ‘noble’ (see Edelman) + -ing suffix denoting affiliation.

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


Similar surnames: Emling, Etling, Exline, Redling, Erling, Helling, Eding, Riling

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Edling Family Origin

Where is the Edling family from?

Edling Family Occupations

What did your Edling ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Edling. 25% of Edling men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Edling women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Edling were Owner and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Owner
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    14%
  • Secretary
    14%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Housework
    10%

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

Edling Historical Records

What Edling family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Edling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edling 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 Edling. 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 366 military records available for the last name Edling. For the veterans among your Edling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edling Life Expectancy

What is the average Edling lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Edling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Edling in 1960 was 52, and 73 in 2004.

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