Youngdahl Family History

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Youngdahl Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swedish Ljungdahl, an ornamental name composed of the elements ljung ‘heather’ + dahl, an ornamental (old) spelling of dal ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Engdahl, Sundahl, Lundahl, Rosendahl, Youngberg, Rosdahl, Grondahl

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Youngdahl Family Origin

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Youngdahl Family Occupations

What did your Youngdahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Youngdahl. 12% of Youngdahl men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Youngdahl women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Youngdahl were Proprietor and Typist

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    12%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Proprietor
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Typist
    8%

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

Youngdahl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Youngdahl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Youngdahl 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 262 immigration records available for the last name Youngdahl. 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 363 military records available for the last name Youngdahl. For the veterans among your Youngdahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Youngdahl Life Expectancy

What is the average Youngdahl lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Youngdahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Youngdahl in 1960 was 61, and 86 in 2004.

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