Carlen Family History

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Carlen Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of Carlin or a respelling of Karlen.

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


Similar surnames: Carlin, Callen, Karlen, Carle, Carmen, Curles, Carlon, Carden, Carlan

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Carlen Family Origin

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Carlen Family Occupations

What did your Carlen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Carlen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Carlen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carlen. A less common occupation for the Carlen family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Carlen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Carlen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carlen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Carlen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Carlen. For the veterans among your Carlen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carlen Life Expectancy

What is the average Carlen lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Carlen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Carlen in 1957 was 34, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carlen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carlen 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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