Dahling Family History

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Dahling Name Meaning

Norwegian: from a farm name Daling, composed of the elements dal ‘valley’ + eng ‘meadow’. Possibly also Swedish: ornamental form of dal ‘valley’ with the suffix -ing. German (Dähling): topographic name for someone who lived in a valley (see Dahl), or habitational name for someone from a place named with this word.

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

Similar surnames: Dahlen, Dahlin, Dalling, Delling, Alling, Balling, Wahlin, Halling

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Dahling Family Origin

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Dahling Family Occupations

What did your Dahling ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dahling. 29% of Dahling men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Dahling women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dahling were Bookkeeper and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Bookkeeper

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Saleslady
  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper

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

Dahling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dahling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dahling 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 404 immigration records available for the last name Dahling. 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 306 military records available for the last name Dahling. For the veterans among your Dahling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dahling Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dahling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Dahling in 1962 was 56, and 81 in 2004.

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