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Dalling Family History

Dalling Name Meaning

English:: habitational name from Field Dalling or Wood Dalling in Norfolk which was named in Old English as ‘the place of the people associated with a man named Dealla’. patronymic from an early Middle English personal name Dalling (Old English Dealing) or perhaps from the Middle English personal name Daulin a rhyming pet form of Rawlin ‘little Ralph’.

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


Similar surnames: Halling, Darling, Dahling, Alling, Harling, Delling, Pilling, Melling

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Where is the Dalling family from?

You can see how Dalling families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dalling family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dalling families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 91 Dalling families living in London. This was about 36% of all the recorded Dalling's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Dalling families in 1891.
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What did your Dalling ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Dalling. 32% of Dalling men worked as a General Labourer and 79% of Dalling women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dalling were Aircraft Fitter and House Wife Unpaid. .

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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

  • General Labourer
    32%
  • Retired
    19%
  • Incapacitated
    13%
  • Aircraft Fitter
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    79%
  • Domestic Duties
    7%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • House Wife Unpaid
    4%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Dalling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dalling 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dalling. 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 662 military records available for the last name Dalling. For the veterans among your Dalling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dalling lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Dalling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Dalling in 1960 was 54, and 65 in 2003.

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