Serling Family History

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Serling Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Herling, Werling, Berling, Erling, Gerling, Berlin, Herring, Helling

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Serling Family Origin

Where is the Serling family from?

Serling Family Occupations

What did your Serling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Planter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Serling. A less common occupation for the Serling family was Works Furniture Factory. The most common Serling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Serling's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Planter

  • Works Furniture Factory


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

Serling Historical Records

What Serling family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Serling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Serling census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Serling

Passenger List

There are 299 immigration records available for the last name Serling. 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 159 military records available for the last name Serling. For the veterans among your Serling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Serling Life Expectancy

What is the average Serling lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Serling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Serling in 1966 was 81, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Serling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Serling 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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