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Daler Family History

Daler Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Dale, Faler, Dahler, Dalen, Haler, Damer, Dales, Saler, Paler, Dauer

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Where is the Daler family from?

You can see how Daler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Daler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Daler families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there was 1 Daler family living in Massachusetts. This was about 50% of all the recorded Daler's in USA. Massachusetts and 1 other state had the highest population of Daler families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Daler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Daler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Daler. 33% of Daler men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Daler women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Daler were Clerk and Housewife. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    33%
  • Laborer
    30%
  • Operator
    9%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
    60%
  • Housewife
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Daler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 295 immigration records available for the last name Daler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 448 military records available for the last name Daler. For the veterans among your Daler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Daler lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Daler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Daler in 1955 was 55, and 89 in 2004.

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