Karlsson Family History

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Karlsson Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Karl (see Charles).

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


Similar surnames: Karlson, Carlsson, Karlsen, Larsson, Ohlsson, Jansson, Kallsen

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Karlsson Family Origin

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Karlsson Family Occupations

What did your Karlsson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Karlsson occupation in the USA was Wagon Maker. 100% of Karlsson's were Wagon Makers.

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  • Wagon Maker

    100%

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

Karlsson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Karlsson Life Expectancy

What is the average Karlsson lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Karlsson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Karlsson in 1956 was 34, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karlsson 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.

Famous Karlsson Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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