Etling Family History

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Etling Name Meaning

Either a French form (Alsace and Lorraine) or a respelling of German Ettling: patronymic from a short form of any of the Germanic personal names formed with adal ‘noble’ as the first element. (among German bearers) a habitational name from any of several places named Ettling or Ettlingen, all in southern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Emling, Erling, Elling, Redling, Edling, Uehling, Helling, Welling

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Etling Family Origin

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Etling Family Occupations

What did your Etling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Etling. The most common Etling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Etling's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Etling family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

Etling Historical Records

What Etling family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Etling Life Expectancy

What is the average Etling lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Etling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Etling in 1950 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Etling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Etling 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.

Famous Etling Family

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