Dahlem Family History

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Dahlem Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Dalem, from Old Norse dalr ‘valley’ + heim ‘home’. German: habitational name from any of the places in western Germany named Dahlem: near Lüneburg, Bitburg, Trier, and Berlin (now a suburb).

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


Similar surnames: Dahlen, Dahle, Dale, Dahler, Dahl, Dahlby, Dallam, Mahlum, Bahler

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Dahlem Family Origin

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Dahlem Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Dahlem occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Dahlem's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Dahlem family was Blacksmith. Laborer, Farmer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dahlem.

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Dahlem Historical Records

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Dahlem Life Expectancy

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