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Dahle Name Meaning

Norwegian: spelling variant of Dale. German: habitational name from any of various places in Germany named Dahle (see Dahl).

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


Similar surnames: Dahlen, Dahl, Dale, Dahlem, Dahler, Mahle, Bohle, Halle, Wahle, Balle

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Where is the Dahle family from?

You can see how Dahle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dahle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dahle families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 10 Dahle families living in Yorkshire. This was about 83% of all the recorded Dahle's in the UK. Yorkshire had the highest population of Dahle families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dahle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dahle ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Dahle. 72% of Dahle women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties.

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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.

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Retired Draper
    29%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Dahle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dahle 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Dahle. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dahle. For the veterans among your Dahle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dahle lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Dahle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Dahle in 1961 was 42, and 69 in 2004.

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