Dahlgren Family History

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Dahlgren Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements dal ‘valley’ + gren ‘branch’.

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

Similar surnames: Ahlgren, Fahlgren, Wallgren, Hallgren, Kallgren, Almgren, Shogren

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Dahlgren Family Origin

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Dahlgren Family Occupations

What did your Dahlgren ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Lodging House Keeper and Seaman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dahlgren. The most common Dahlgren occupation in the UK was Lodging House Keeper. 50% of Dahlgren's were Lodging House Keepers.

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  • Lodging House Keeper

  • Seaman


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

Dahlgren Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dahlgren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dahlgren 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dahlgren. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dahlgren. For the veterans among your Dahlgren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dahlgren Life Expectancy

What is the average Dahlgren lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Dahlgren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dahlgren in 1956 was 53, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dahlgren

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dahlgren 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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