Dinsdale Family History

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Dinsdale Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a settlement on both sides of the Tees river, so partly in County Durham and partly in North Yorkshire. The place is named in Old English as Dictuneshalh ‘nook, recess (Old English halh) belonging to Deighton’.

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

Similar surnames: Dimsdale, Hinsdale, Lonsdale, Drysdale, Teesdale, Hindle, Dugdale

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Dinsdale Family Origin

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Dinsdale Family Occupations

What did your Dinsdale ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dinsdale. The most common Dinsdale occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Dinsdale's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dinsdale family was Brakeman.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Brakeman


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Dinsdale Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Dinsdale. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dinsdale 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Dinsdale. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dinsdale. For the veterans among your Dinsdale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dinsdale Life Expectancy

What is the average Dinsdale lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Dinsdale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Dinsdale in 1951 was 20, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dinsdale ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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