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Carlson Name Meaning

Scandinavian: respelling of Norwegian and Danish Carlsen or Swedish Carlsson. Dutch and German: patronymic from Carl. See also Karlson.

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


Similar surnames: Karlson, Carlsen, Charlson, Carlston, Carlsson, Arnson, Karlsen

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Carlson Family Origin

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Carlson Family Occupations

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

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  • Mariner

    18%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Beer Retailer

    6%
  • Charwoman

    6%

In 1881, the most common Carlson occupation in the UK was Mariner. 18% of Carlson's were Mariners. A less common occupation for the Carlson family was Charwoman. Mariner, Agricultural Labourer and Beer Retailer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carlson.

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Carlson Historical Records

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Carlson Life Expectancy

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Famous Carlson Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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