Dahler Family History

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Dahler Name Meaning

North German (also Dähler): topographic name for someone who lived in a valley (see Dahl), or habitational name for someone from a place named with this word. German: from a Germanic word meaning ‘proud’, ‘famous’ (cognate with Anglo-Saxon deal). Norwegian: from the farm name Daler, plural indefinite form of dal ‘valley’ (see Dal).

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


Similar surnames: Dahlen, Zahler, Dahlem, Dahle, Dehler, Dahmer, Galler, Ahler, Wahler

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Dahler Family Origin

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Dahler Family Occupations

What did your Dahler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dahler family was Butcher. The most common Dahler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Dahler's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dahler.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

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

Dahler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dahler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dahler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Dahler

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dahler. 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 Dahler. For the veterans among your Dahler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dahler Life Expectancy

What is the average Dahler lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Dahler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dahler in 1964 was 76, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dahler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dahler 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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