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Dahla Family History

Dahla Name 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: Dahl, Dahle, Sala, Dale, Falla, Dana, Ahl, Palla, Bala, Lala

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Where is the Dahla family from?

You can see how Dahla families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dahla family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Dahla families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Dahla families living in Utah. This was 100% of all the recorded Dahla's in USA. Utah had the highest population of Dahla families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dahla surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dahla ancestors do for a living?

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

What Dahla family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 107 census records available for the last name Dahla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dahla 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 67 immigration records available for the last name Dahla. 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 Cards

There are 16 military records available for the last name Dahla. For the veterans among your Dahla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dahla lifespan?

Between 1965 and 1983, in the United States, Dahla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Dahla in 1965 was 83, and 94 in 1983.

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