Charlson Family History

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Charlson Name Meaning

Americanized form of Danish and Norwegian Carlsen or Swedish Carlsson.

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


Similar surnames: Carlson, Carlston, Karlson, Larison, Charleson, Thorson, Charlton

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Charlson Family Origin

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Charlson Family Occupations

What did your Charlson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Charlson family was Butcher. The most common Charlson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Charlson's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Brick Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Charlson.

View Census data for Charlson | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Brick Maker

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

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

Charlson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Charlson Life Expectancy

What is the average Charlson lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Charlson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Charlson in 1941 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Charlson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Charlson 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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