Earls Name Meaning

English: from Earl with genitive -s, probably referring to a servant or retainer of a particular earl.

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


Similar surnames: Earll, Earl, Earle, Early, Earles, Vails, Bares, Searls, Kearns

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Earls Family Origin

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Earls Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    9%
  • Silk Dyer

    9%
  • Agent Retired

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%

In 1881, the most common Earls occupation in the UK was Labourer. 9% of Earls's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Earls family was Agricultural Labourer. Labourer, Silk Dyer and Agent Retired were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Earls.

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Earls Historical Records

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Earls Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Earls life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Earls in 1942 was 20, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Earls

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