Quarles Family History

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Quarles Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Norfolk, recorded in Domesday Book as Huerueles, named in Old English as hwerflas ‘circles’.

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

Similar surnames: Qualey, Charles, Ayles, Stables, Sarles, Valles, Sayles, Quarto

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Quarles Family Origin

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Quarles Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Quarles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Quarles's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Quarles family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quarles.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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Quarles Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Quarles Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Quarles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Quarles in 1940 was 52, and 68 in 2004.

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