Carlston Family History

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Carlston Name Meaning

Altered form of Swedish Carlsson or Danish and Norwegian Carlsen.

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

Similar surnames: Carlson, Charlson, Carlton, Karlson, Larson, Carlsson, Arnson

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Carlston Family Origin

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Carlston Family Occupations

What did your Carlston ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Carlston family was Seaman. Fireman (Colliery), Mariner and Master were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carlston. The most common Carlston occupation in the UK was Fireman (Colliery). 25% of Carlston's were Fireman (Colliery)s.

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  • Fireman (Colliery)

  • Mariner

  • Master

  • Seaman


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

Carlston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Carlston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carlston 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 832 immigration records available for the last name Carlston. 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 532 military records available for the last name Carlston. For the veterans among your Carlston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carlston Life Expectancy

What is the average Carlston lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Carlston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Carlston in 1960 was 56, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carlston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carlston 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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