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Dahlman Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental or topographic name from an ornamental spelling of dal ‘valley’ + man ‘man’ or a habitational name for someone from a place called with the element dal. The surname which is also found in Finland may also be of German origin (compare 2 below). Americanized form of German Dahlmann .

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


Similar surnames: Ahlman, Dahlmann, Kallman, Wallman, Dalman, Wahlman, Dahlen, Rohlman

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Where is the Dahlman family from?

You can see how Dahlman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dahlman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Dahlman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Dahlman families living in Warwickshire. This was about 75% of all the recorded Dahlman's in United Kingdom. Warwickshire had the highest population of Dahlman families in 1891.
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What did your Dahlman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Dahlman. 100% of Dahlman men worked as a Bricklayer. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Bricklayer
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Dahlman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dahlman. For the veterans among your Dahlman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dahlman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Dahlman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Dahlman in 1952 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

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