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Dehlinger Family History

Dehlinger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Dehlingen.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Dellinger, Ehlinger, Ellinger, Ehinger, Meilinger, Mehringer

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Where is the Dehlinger family from?

You can see how Dehlinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dehlinger family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Dehlinger families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Dehlinger family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Dehlinger's in USA. New York had the highest population of Dehlinger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dehlinger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dehlinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dehlinger. 15% of Dehlinger men worked as a Salesman and 25% of Dehlinger women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dehlinger were Laborer and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Salesman
    15%
  • Machinist
    12%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    25%
  • Clerk
    25%
  • Teacher
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dehlinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dehlinger 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 579 immigration records available for the last name Dehlinger. 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 378 military records available for the last name Dehlinger. For the veterans among your Dehlinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dehlinger lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dehlinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Dehlinger in 1963 was 73, and 80 in 2004.

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