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Ailing Family History

Ailing Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ayling, Alling, Riling, Arling, Railing, Apling, Failing, Amling

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Where is the Ailing family from?

You can see how Ailing families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ailing family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Ailing families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Ailing families living in London. This was about 50% of all the recorded Ailing's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Ailing families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ailing surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ailing ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Ailing. 100% of Ailing men worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 987 census records available for the last name Ailing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ailing census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 28 immigration records available for the last name Ailing. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ailing. For the veterans among your Ailing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ailing lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Ailing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Ailing in 1962 was 71, and 77 in 2003.

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