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

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Dimsdale Family Occupations

What did your Dimsdale ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dimsdale occupation in the UK was Assistant Overseer. 13% of Dimsdale's were Assistant Overseers. A less common occupation for the Dimsdale family was Justice Of The Peace D L. Assistant Overseer, Dividends and Dress Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dimsdale.

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  • Assistant Overseer

    13%
  • Dividends

    13%
  • Dress Maker

    13%
  • Justice Of The Peace D L

    13%

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Dimsdale Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Dimsdale ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Dimsdale Life Expectancy

What is the average Dimsdale lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, 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.

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