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Delling Surname Meaning

German: habitational name from Delling a place near Starnberg (Bavaria) or another near Wipperfürth (North Rhine-Westphalia). Also a vocalic variant of Dilling . Germanized form of Sorbian Delnik (and possibly also of some other similar or like-sounding Sorbian cognate): topographic name from an Upper Sorbian derivative of doł ‘valley’. English (Surrey): variant of Dilling .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Melling, Welling, Helling, Alling, Elling, Felling, Dalling, Doelling

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Where is the Delling family from?

You can see how Delling families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Delling family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Delling families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 16 Delling families living in London. This was about 20% of all the recorded Delling's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Delling families in 1891.
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What did your Delling ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cowman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Delling. 60% of Delling men worked as a Cowman and 100% of Delling women worked as an Unpaid 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

  • Cowman
  • Baker Journeyman

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Delling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Delling 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 804 immigration records available for the last name Delling. 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 Delling. For the veterans among your Delling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Delling lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Delling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Delling in 1959 was 56, and 90 in 2004.

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