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Find more Dahl relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 359 less people named Dahl in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 13,034 people named Dahl in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Dahl in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 12,675 people named Dahl were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 27% were children
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 2,536 adults were unmarried

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As Dahl families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most immigrants originated from Norway
  • Most mothers originated from Minnesota
  • 2,115 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Minnesota