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Jordahl Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads; the name is a compound of an unidentified word (probably a river name meaning ‘the shining river’, Old Norse Hjó) + Old Norse dalr ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Nordahl, Omdahl, Rosdahl, Urdahl, Opdahl, Lovdahl, Berdahl, Dyrdahl

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Jordahl Family Origin

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Jordahl Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Jordahl Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Jordahl. 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 Jordahl. For the veterans among your Jordahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jordahl Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Jordahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Jordahl in 1956 was 44, and 84 in 2004.

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