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Dahlstedt Family History

Dahlstedt Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Ahlstedt, Mahlstedt, Carlstedt, Sandstedt, Dahlstrom, Vollstedt

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Where is the Dahlstedt family from?

You can see how Dahlstedt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dahlstedt family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Dahlstedt families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Dahlstedt families living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Dahlstedt's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Dahlstedt families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dahlstedt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dahlstedt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver was the top reported job for people in the USA named Dahlstedt. 100% of Dahlstedt men worked as a Truck Driver. .

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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

  • Truck Driver
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Census Records

There are 608 census records available for the last name Dahlstedt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dahlstedt 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 463 immigration records available for the last name Dahlstedt. 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 183 military records available for the last name Dahlstedt. For the veterans among your Dahlstedt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dahlstedt lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Dahlstedt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Dahlstedt in 1962 was 78, and 69 in 2003.

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