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Dalman Name Meaning

Swedish: variant of Dahlman . Americanized form of German Dallmann or Dahlmann . English: variant of Dallman . Dutch: variant of Daalman a topographic name related to dal ‘valley dale’.

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


Similar surnames: Dahlman, Alman, Dallman, Calman, Damman, Dolman, Salman, Halman

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Where is the Dalman family from?

You can see how Dalman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dalman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dalman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Dalman family living in Indiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Dalman's in USA. Indiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Dalman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dalman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dalman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dalman. 20% of Dalman men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Dalman women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dalman were Carpenter and Musician. .

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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
    20%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    29%
  • Housework
    22%
  • Housewife
    22%
  • Musician
    15%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Dalman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dalman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dalman. 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 631 military records available for the last name Dalman. For the veterans among your Dalman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dalman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Dalman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Dalman in 1953 was 34, and 81 in 2004.

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