Dahill Family History

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Dahill Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dathail ‘descendant of Dathal’, a personal name from daithgheal ‘fair’, ‘light-colored’.

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

Similar surnames: Cahill, Scahill, Rahill, Hamill, Daniel, Rahilly, Hill, Dill, Magill

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Dahill Family Origin

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Dahill Family Occupations

What did your Dahill ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dahill occupation in the UK was Dock Labourer. 25% of Dahill's were Dock Labourers. Dock Labourer, Gen Lab and Genl Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dahill. A less common occupation for the Dahill family was Porter.

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  • Dock Labourer

  • Gen Lab

  • Genl Laborer

  • Porter


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

Dahill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dahill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dahill 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 695 immigration records available for the last name Dahill. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 412 military records available for the last name Dahill. For the veterans among your Dahill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dahill Life Expectancy

What is the average Dahill lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Dahill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Dahill in 1952 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dahill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dahill 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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