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Dalgliesh Family History

Dalgliesh Name Meaning

see Dalgleish .

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


Similar surnames: Dalgleish, Callies, Kallies, Dallis, English, Dallas, Anguish, Allis

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Where is the Dalgliesh family from?

You can see how Dalgliesh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dalgliesh family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Dalgliesh families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1891 there were 28 Dalgliesh families living in Lancashire. This was about 44% of all the recorded Dalgliesh's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Dalgliesh families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dalgliesh surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dalgliesh ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Nursery Assistant and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Dalgliesh. 50% of Dalgliesh men worked as a Nursery Assistant and 79% of Dalgliesh women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dalgliesh were General Labourer and 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Nursery Assistant
    50%
  • General Labourer
    50%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    79%
  • Private Means
    11%
  • Domestic Duties
    11%
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What Dalgliesh family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Dalgliesh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dalgliesh 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 870 immigration records available for the last name Dalgliesh. 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 322 military records available for the last name Dalgliesh. For the veterans among your Dalgliesh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dalgliesh lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Dalgliesh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Dalgliesh in 1959 was 52, and 86 in 2004.

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