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Dah Family History

Dah Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Day, Daw, Dai, Dahl, Dax, Das, Dash, Dar, Dau, Dam

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Where is the Dah family from?

You can see how Dah families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dah family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Dah families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Dah families living in Suffolk. This was about 67% of all the recorded Dah's in United Kingdom. Suffolk had the highest population of Dah families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dah surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dah ancestors do for a living?

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

What Dah family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dah. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dah census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 272 immigration records available for the last name Dah. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 963 military records available for the last name Dah. For the veterans among your Dah ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dah lifespan?

Average Dah life expectancy in 1975 was 65 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

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