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Origins of the Carlson surname

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About the Carlsons

We have a total number of 57073 records for people with the last name Carlson.

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Where do most Carlsons live?

In 1921, most Carlsons lived in North East.


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Interesting facts about Carlsons

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 2,240 records for the Carlson surname. The oldest one dates back to 1884.

Who were Carlsons most likely to marry?

Johnsons

&

Andersons

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Carlsons.

What are the most common Carlson first names?

  • John
  • Carl
  • Anna
  • Mary

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Carlson family members

Common jobs for Carlsons

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Carlsons in 1921
Stenographers And Typists

16

Tailoress

10

Home

7

Clerks

6

Secretaries

5

Common Male occupations for Carlsons in 1921
Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

179

Farm Hands

161

General Farmers

146

Tinsmiths

134

Able Seaman

109

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