Karlson Family History

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Karlson Name Meaning

Respelling of a Scandinavian patronymic derived from the personal name Karl, i.e. Swedish Karlsson or Danish and Norwegian Karlsen. German: patronymic from the personal name Karl. See also Charles.

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


Similar surnames: Karlsen, Carlson, Karlsson, Karlin, Kelson, Carlsen, Paulson, Arnson

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Karlson Family Origin

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Karlson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Karlson family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karlson. The most common Karlson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Karlson's were Farmers.

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Karlson Historical Records

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Karlson Life Expectancy

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Famous Karlson Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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