Urdahl Family History

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Urdahl Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of seven farmsteads, most of them originally named in Old Norse as Urðadalr, from urð ‘scree’, ‘rock-strewn slope’ + dalr ‘valley’.

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

Similar surnames: Erdahl, Omdahl, Dyrdahl, Dahl, Mundahl, Jordahl, Opdahl, Udall

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Urdahl Family Origin

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Urdahl Family Occupations

What did your Urdahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Urdahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Urdahl's were Farmers.

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Urdahl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Urdahl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Urdahl 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 482 immigration records available for the last name Urdahl. 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 283 military records available for the last name Urdahl. For the veterans among your Urdahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Urdahl Life Expectancy

What is the average Urdahl lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Urdahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Urdahl in 1957 was 60, and 72 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Urdahl

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