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Dahlby Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: from a Norwegian farm name or Danish place name, both derived from Old Norse dalr ‘valley’ + býr ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Dalby, Dahl, Darby, Dahlem, Dahler, Dahlen, Carby, Canby, Milby

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Dahlby Family Origin

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Dahlby Family Occupations

What did your Dahlby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dahlby family was Retired Farmer. The most common Dahlby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Dahlby's were Farmers. Farmer and Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dahlby.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Painter

    14%
  • Retired Farmer

    14%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dahlby ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dahlby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dahlby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dahlby 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dahlby. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dahlby. For the veterans among your Dahlby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dahlby Life Expectancy

What is the average Dahlby lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dahlby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Dahlby in 1962 was 58, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dahlby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dahlby ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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