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Fahlgren Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental-habitational name formed with the place-name element fal- ‘plain’, ‘flat land’ + gren ‘branch’.

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


Similar surnames: Dahlgren, Ahlgren, Hallgren, Wallgren, Helgren, Landgren, Mellgren

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Where is the Fahlgren family from?

You can see how Fahlgren families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fahlgren family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Fahlgren families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Fahlgren families living in Kansas. This was about 42% of all the recorded Fahlgren's in the USA. Kansas and 1 other state had the highest population of Fahlgren families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fahlgren surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fahlgren ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farm Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fahlgren. 27% of Fahlgren men worked as a Farm Laborer.

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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

  • Farm Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Social Worker
    14%
  • Carpenter
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    100%
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What Fahlgren family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 676 census records available for the last name Fahlgren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fahlgren 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 622 immigration records available for the last name Fahlgren. 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 336 military records available for the last name Fahlgren. For the veterans among your Fahlgren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fahlgren lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Fahlgren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Fahlgren in 1961 was 48, and 67 in 2004.

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