Carlan Family History

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Carlan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cairealláin (see Carlin).

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


Similar surnames: Carlin, Carland, Carolan, Callan, Corgan, Harlan, Cahalan, Scallan

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Carlan Family Origin

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Carlan Family Occupations

What did your Carlan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Coal Hewer Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Carlan. 9% of Carlan men worked as a Coal Hewer Retired and 74% of Carlan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carlan were L N E Railway Goods Guard and Newsagents Tabacconist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Coal Hewer Retired
    9%
  • Colliery Hewer Heavy Work
    9%
  • Colliery Tab Leader Undergro
    9%
  • L N E Railway Goods Guard
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Barmaid
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Newsagents Tabacconist
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Carlan Historical Records

What Carlan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Carlan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carlan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Carlan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 885 military records available for the last name Carlan. For the veterans among your Carlan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carlan Life Expectancy

What is the average Carlan lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Carlan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Carlan in 1945 was 70, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carlan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carlan 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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