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Dahlquist Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements dal ‘valley’ + quist an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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


Similar surnames: Wahlquist, Ahlquist, Hallquist, Carlquist, Sandquist, Almquist

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Where is the Dahlquist family from?

You can see how Dahlquist families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dahlquist family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Dahlquist families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Dahlquist families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Dahlquist's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Dahlquist families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dahlquist surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dahlquist ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dahlquist. 19% of Dahlquist men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Dahlquist women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dahlquist were Machinist and Housewife. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Bookkeeper
    12%
  • Secretary
    9%
  • Housewife
    8%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Dahlquist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dahlquist 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Dahlquist. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Dahlquist. For the veterans among your Dahlquist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dahlquist lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Dahlquist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dahlquist in 1954 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

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