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Alling Surname Meaning

English: either a variant of Allen or a variant of Halling with loss of initial H-. German: habitational name from either of two places called Alling one in Bavaria and one in Austria. Danish: habitational name from any of several places called Alling. The placename may be a derivative of al ‘alder’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Halling, Allin, Balling, Elling, Ballin, Helling, Arling, Dalling

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Where is the Alling family from?

You can see how Alling families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Alling family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Alling families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 2 Alling families living in British Columbia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Alling's in Canada. British Columbia and 1 other province had the highest population of Alling families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Alling surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Alling ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Alling. 18% of Alling men worked as a Salesman and 22% of Alling women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alling were Truck Driver and New Worker. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper
  • New Worker
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Alling. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Alling. For the veterans among your Alling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Alling lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Alling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Alling in 1949 was 71, and 71 in 2004.

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