Meldahl Family History

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Meldahl Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of possibly a place name element, as in Mellby, which could be from Old Norse meðal ‘mid(dle)’ + dahl, an ornamental spelling of dal ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Rendahl, Ekdahl, Rosdahl, Sandahl, Lindahl, Hildahl, Mundahl, Nordahl

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Meldahl Family Origin

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Meldahl Family Occupations

What did your Meldahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Meldahl. 46% of Meldahl men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    46%
  • Laborer
    37%
  • Fisherman
    19%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    100%

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

Meldahl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 737 census records available for the last name Meldahl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meldahl 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 273 immigration records available for the last name Meldahl. 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 166 military records available for the last name Meldahl. For the veterans among your Meldahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meldahl Life Expectancy

What is the average Meldahl lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2001, in the United States, Meldahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Meldahl in 1962 was 76, and 78 in 2001.

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