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Dahlem Family History

Dahlem Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Dalem, from Old Norse dalr ‘valley’ + heim ‘home’.German: habitational name from any of the places in western Germany named Dahlem: near Lüneburg, Bitburg, Trier, and Berlin (now a suburb).

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

20,078 Historical Documents with Dahlem on Ancestry.com
4,878 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,818 Military Records
336 Immigration Records
2,292 Census and Voter Lists
10,754 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Dahlem Families

  • Number of Dahlem families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Dahlem last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Dahlem census records

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Dahlem Family Origin

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Dahlem Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Dahlem

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Dahlem Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dahlem census records

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Dahlem Civil War Service Records

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