Girling Family History

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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

What did your Girling ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Harness Maker

    25%

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

Girling Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Girling Life Expectancy

What is the average Girling lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Girling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Girling in 1962 was 83, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Girling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Girling 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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