Dalen Name Meaning

Norwegian: from a very widespread farm name meaning ‘the valley’, the singular definite form of dal ‘valley’. Swedish (Dalén): ornamental name from dal ‘valley’ + the suffix -én, a derivative of the Latin adjectival suffix -enius ‘relating to’. See also Dahlen.

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

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Dalen Family Origin

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Dalen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dalen. A less common occupation for the Dalen family was Keeping House. The most common Dalen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Dalen's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Dalen | Data not to scale

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Dalen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Dalen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Dalen in 1959 was 38, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dalen

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