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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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Where is the Dahlgren family from?

You can see how Dahlgren families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dahlgren family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Dahlgren families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 5 Dahlgren families living in Glamorgan. This was about 45% of all the recorded Dahlgren's in United Kingdom. Glamorgan had the highest population of Dahlgren families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dahlgren surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dahlgren ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Dahlgren. 100% of Dahlgren 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
    100%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 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 Lists

There are 8,000 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 Cards

There are 4,000 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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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.

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