Carling Family History

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Carling Name Meaning

Swedish: from the personal name Karl + the common suffix of surnames -ing ‘belonging to’. Respelling of German Karling, a habitational name from Karling in Bavaria. Americanized form of German Garling or Gerling.

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

Similar surnames: Carlin, Carline, Harling, Arling, Dahling, Herling, Curling, Garling

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Carling Family Origin

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Carling Family Occupations

What did your Carling ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Carling occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Carling's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carling. A less common occupation for the Carling family was Bricklayer.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Bricklayer


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

Carling Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Carling ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Carling Life Expectancy

What is the average Carling lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, Carling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Carling in 1963 was 73, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carling


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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carling 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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