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Dall Name Meaning

Danish: variant of Dahl. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name, perhaps related to Anglo-Saxon deal ‘proud’, ‘famous’; or alternatively from a Slavic stem dalu ‘gift’, a nickname for a generous or gifted person perhaps.

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

Similar surnames: Ball, Gall, Wall, Sall, Daul, Dill, Dahl, Dull, Doll, Dale

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Where is the Dall family from?

You can see how Dall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dall families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 10 Dall families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 36% of all the recorded Dall's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Dall families in 1840.
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What did your Dall ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dall. 17% of Dall men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Dall women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dall were Clerk and Teacher.

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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
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housework
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Dall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dall 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Dall. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Dall. For the veterans among your Dall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dall lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Dall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dall in 1956 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

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