Arling Family History

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Arling Name Meaning

English: variant of Harlin. German: possibly from a Germanic personal name derived from Old High German aro ‘eagle’.

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

Similar surnames: Harling, Erling, Arning, Darling, Ayling, Alling, Carling, Harlin

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Arling Family Origin

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Arling Family Occupations

What did your Arling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Arling family was Farmer. The most common Arling occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 18% of Arling's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Laborer and Boarding House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arling.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Boarding House Keeper

  • Farmer


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

Arling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Arling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arling 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 301 immigration records available for the last name Arling. 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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Draft Card

There are 286 military records available for the last name Arling. For the veterans among your Arling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arling Life Expectancy

What is the average Arling lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Arling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Arling in 1964 was 76, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arling 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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