Erling Family History

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Erling Name Meaning

Scandinavian and North German: from a Germanic personal name. German: habitational name from any of several places in Bavaria named Erling or Erlingen.

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


Similar surnames: Etling, Herling, Elling, Werling, Emling, Berling, Arling, Gerling

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Erling Family Origin

Where is the Erling family from?

Erling Family Occupations

What did your Erling ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Erling. 7% of Erling men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Erling women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Erling were Truck Driver and Beauty Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    7%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Laborer
    4%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    10%
  • Servant
    10%
  • Beautician
    5%
  • Beauty Operator
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Erling Historical Records

What Erling family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Erling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Erling 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 788 immigration records available for the last name Erling. 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 675 military records available for the last name Erling. For the veterans among your Erling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Erling Life Expectancy

What is the average Erling lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Erling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Erling in 1954 was 28, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Erling 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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