Opdahl Family History

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Opdahl Name Meaning

habitational name from any of about fifteen farmsteads named Oppdal, from Old Norse Uppdalr, from uppi ‘up’ + dalr ‘valley’. altered form of Øvstedal, the name of a farm in western Norway, composed of øvste ‘upper’ + dal ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Omdahl, Rosdahl, Dahl, Jordahl, Lovdahl, Urdahl, Opsal, Nordahl

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Opdahl Family Origin

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Opdahl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Butcher

    20%

In 1880, the most common Opdahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Opdahl's were Farmers. Farmer and Butcher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Opdahl.

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Opdahl Life Expectancy

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