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?

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.

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    2%

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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Carling Historical Records

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Carling Life Expectancy

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