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Dahill Family History

Dahill Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dathail ‘descendant of Dathal’ a personal name from daithgheal ‘fair light-colored’.

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


Similar surnames: Cahill, Scahill, Rahill, Hamill, Daniel, Rahilly, Hill, Dill, Magill

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Where is the Dahill family from?

You can see how Dahill families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dahill family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Dahill families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 9 Dahill families living in London. This was about 31% of all the recorded Dahill's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Dahill families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dahill surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dahill ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Dahill. 100% of Dahill women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dahill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dahill 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 695 immigration records available for the last name Dahill. 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 412 military records available for the last name Dahill. For the veterans among your Dahill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dahill lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Dahill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Dahill in 1952 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

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