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Girling Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): much reduced and altered form of the medieval French nickname coeur de lion ‘lion heart’. Compare Codling. Probably a variant of German Gierling, itself a variant of Gerling.

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


Similar surnames: Garling, Gilling, Harling, Gosling, Billing, Gerling, Curling

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Girling Family Origin

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Girling Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Harness Maker

    25%

In 1881, the most common Girling occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Girling's were Farmers. Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Girling. A less common occupation for the Girling family was Harness Maker.

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Girling Life Expectancy

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