Wigdahl Family History

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Wigdahl Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named Vigdal or Vikdal, from Vig, probably a river name, or vik ‘bay’, ‘inlet’ + dal ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Rindahl, Ringdahl, Hegdahl, Rendahl, Mundahl, Rosdahl, Nordahl

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Wigdahl Family Origin

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Wigdahl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farming

    17%
  • Wagon Maker

    17%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wigdahl family was Wagon Maker. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wigdahl. The most common Wigdahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Wigdahl's were Farmers.

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Wigdahl Historical Records

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Wigdahl Life Expectancy

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