Dahler Family History

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Dahler Name Meaning

North German (also Dähler): topographic name for someone who lived in a valley (see Dahl), or habitational name for someone from a place named with this word. German: from a Germanic word meaning ‘proud’, ‘famous’ (cognate with Anglo-Saxon deal). Norwegian: from the farm name Daler, plural indefinite form of dal ‘valley’ (see Dal).

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

Similar surnames: Dahlen, Zahler, Dahlem, Dahle, Dehler, Dahmer, Galler, Ahler, Wahler

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Dahler Family Origin

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Dahler Family Occupations

What did your Dahler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Dahler. 60% of Dahler women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant

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

Dahler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dahler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dahler 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 798 immigration records available for the last name Dahler. 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 708 military records available for the last name Dahler. For the veterans among your Dahler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dahler Life Expectancy

What is the average Dahler lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Dahler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dahler in 1964 was 76, and 88 in 2004.

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