Dimsdale Family History

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Dimsdale Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Dimsdale, a place in Staffordshire, possibly named from Middle English dimple ‘dip in the ground’ + dale ‘valley’.

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

Similar surnames: Dinsdale, Drysdale, Ragsdale, Dugdale, Hinsdale, Dowdall, Lonsdale

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Dimsdale Family Origin

Where is the Dimsdale family from?

Dimsdale Family Occupations

What did your Dimsdale ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Catering Trade and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dimsdale. 85% of Dimsdale women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Catering Trade

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dimsdale Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dimsdale. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dimsdale census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 392 immigration records available for the last name Dimsdale. 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 Card

There are 613 military records available for the last name Dimsdale. For the veterans among your Dimsdale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dimsdale Life Expectancy

What is the average Dimsdale lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Dimsdale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dimsdale in 1954 was 49, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dimsdale

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dimsdale ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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