Ekdahl Family History

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Ekdahl Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements ek ‘oak’ + dahl, an ornamental spelling of dal ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Engdahl, Meldahl, Rendahl, Ekwall, Rosdahl, Sandahl, Bergdahl, Erdahl

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Ekdahl Family Origin

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Ekdahl Family Occupations

What did your Ekdahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ekdahl family was Saloon Keeper. The most common Ekdahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Ekdahl's were Farmers. Farmer, Clerk In Post Office and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ekdahl.

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  • Farmer

    69%
  • Clerk In Post Office

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Saloon Keeper

    8%

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Ekdahl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ekdahl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ekdahl 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ekdahl. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ekdahl. For the veterans among your Ekdahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ekdahl Life Expectancy

What is the average Ekdahl lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ekdahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Ekdahl in 1953 was 35, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ekdahl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ekdahl 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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