Lindahl Family History

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Lindahl Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of Swedish lind ‘lime tree’ + dahl, an ornamental (old) spelling of dal ‘valley’.

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

Similar surnames: Lundahl, Lindell, Sandahl, Sundahl, Rendahl, Lindvall, Rosdahl

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Lindahl Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lindahl name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lindahl. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Sweden


  • Norway


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Lindahl Family Origin

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Lindahl Family Occupations

What did your Lindahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lindahl family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lindahl. The most common Lindahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Lindahl's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farming

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lindahl ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lindahl Historical Records

What Lindahl family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Lindahl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lindahl 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Lindahl. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lindahl. For the veterans among your Lindahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lindahl Life Expectancy

What is the average Lindahl lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Lindahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Lindahl in 1941 was 43, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lindahl 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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