Dahling Family History

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Dahling Name Meaning

Norwegian: from a farm name Daling, composed of the elements dal ‘valley’ + eng ‘meadow’. Possibly also Swedish: ornamental form of dal ‘valley’ with the suffix -ing. German (Dähling): topographic name for someone who lived in a valley (see Dahl), or habitational name for someone from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Dahlen, Dahlin, Dalling, Delling, Alling, Balling, Wahlin, Halling

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Dahling Family Origin

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Dahling Family Occupations

What did your Dahling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Boot And Shoe Maker and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dahling. The most common Dahling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Dahling's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dahling family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Boot And Shoe Maker

    8%
  • Engineer

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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Dahling Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dahling Life Expectancy

What is the average Dahling lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dahling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Dahling in 1962 was 56, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dahling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dahling 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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