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Nordahl Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name formed with norr, nord ‘north’ + dahl, an ornamental spelling of dal ‘valley’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads named with nord ‘north’ + dal ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Rosdahl, Jordahl, Grondahl, Opdahl, Norden, Nordby, Dahl, Omdahl

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Nordahl Family Origin

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Nordahl Family Occupations

What did your Nordahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nordahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Nordahl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nordahl family was Works In Watch Factory. Farmer, Jeweler and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nordahl.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Jeweler

    14%
  • Tailor

    14%
  • Works In Watch Factory

    14%

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

Nordahl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nordahl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nordahl 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Nordahl. 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 Nordahl. For the veterans among your Nordahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nordahl Life Expectancy

What is the average Nordahl lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Nordahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Nordahl in 1949 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nordahl 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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