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Grendahl Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from gren ‘branch’ + dahl ‘valley’. Norwegian: habitational name from a farm in Trøndelag, named with gren (of uncertain origin) + dal ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Rendahl, Grondahl, Rosdahl, Sundahl, Bredahl, Rindahl, Stendahl

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Grendahl Family Origin

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Grendahl Family Occupations

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Grendahl Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Grendahl Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Grendahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Grendahl in 1963 was 85, and 75 in 2004.

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