Hegdahl Family History

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Hegdahl Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Heggdal, from hegg ‘bird cherry (tree)’ + dal ‘valley’.

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

Similar surnames: Hegland, Wigdahl, Erdahl, Sundahl, Sandahl, Berdahl, Rendahl, Nordahl

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Hegdahl Family Origin

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Hegdahl Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Hegdahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Hegdahl's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Hegdahl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hegdahl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hegdahl 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 201 immigration records available for the last name Hegdahl. 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 276 military records available for the last name Hegdahl. For the veterans among your Hegdahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hegdahl Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hegdahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Hegdahl in 1963 was 87, and 73 in 2004.

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