Sandahl Family History

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Sandahl Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements sand ‘sand’ + dahl, an ornamental spelling of dal ‘valley’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads on the west coast of Norway, named in Old Norse as Sanddalr ‘sand valley’.

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

Similar surnames: Sundahl, Sandall, Rendahl, Lundahl, Handal, Lindahl, Grondahl

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Sandahl Family Origin

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Sandahl Family Occupations

What did your Sandahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sandahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Sandahl's were Farmers. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sandahl. A less common occupation for the Sandahl family was Keeps Hotel.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeps Hotel


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Sandahl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sandahl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sandahl 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sandahl. 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 573 military records available for the last name Sandahl. For the veterans among your Sandahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sandahl Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Sandahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Sandahl in 1940 was 33, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sandahl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sandahl 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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