Karls Family History

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Karls Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Karl.

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


Similar surnames: Karle, Karl, Carls, Kurle, Karas, Kares, Harts, Garms, Karels, Karlen

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Karls Family Origin

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Karls Family Occupations

What did your Karls ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Karls occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Karls's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Karls family was Farm. Farmer, Architect and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karls.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Architect

    6%
  • At Home

    6%
  • Farm

    6%

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

Karls Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Karls Life Expectancy

What is the average Karls lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Karls life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Karls in 1957 was 74, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karls

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karls 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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