Erdahl Family History

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Erdahl Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named Erdal, from Old Norse elri ‘alder’ + dal ‘valley’.

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

Similar surnames: Berdahl, Urdahl, Dyrdahl, Dahl, Omdahl, Opdahl, Ekdahl, Jordahl

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Erdahl Family Origin

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Erdahl Family Occupations

What did your Erdahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erdahl. The most common Erdahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Erdahl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Erdahl family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Erdahl ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Erdahl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Erdahl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Erdahl 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 282 immigration records available for the last name Erdahl. 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 425 military records available for the last name Erdahl. For the veterans among your Erdahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Erdahl Life Expectancy

What is the average Erdahl lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Erdahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Erdahl in 1956 was 57, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erdahl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Erdahl 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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