Carlsson Family History

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Carlsson Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Carl.

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

Similar surnames: Karlsson, Carlson, Larsson, Carlsen, Karlson, Charleson, Callison

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Carlsson Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Carlsson name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Carlsson. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Sweden


  • Norway


  • England & Wales


  • Finland


  • Germanic Europe


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Carlsson Family Origin

Where is the Carlsson family from?

Carlsson Family Occupations

What did your Carlsson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Tailor and General Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Carlsson. The most common Carlsson occupation in the UK was Tailor. 67% of Carlsson's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor

  • General Laborer


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

Carlsson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Carlsson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carlsson 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 73,000 immigration records available for the last name Carlsson. 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 611 military records available for the last name Carlsson. For the veterans among your Carlsson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carlsson Life Expectancy

What is the average Carlsson lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Carlsson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Carlsson in 1957 was 47, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carlsson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carlsson 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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