Dahlen Family History
Dahlen Name Meaning
Norwegian: variant of Dalen . Probably also an Americanized form of Norwegian Dæhlen: habitational name from a number of farmsteads named from Old Norse dalvin (from dalr ‘valley’ + vin ‘meadow’). Swedish (mainly Dahlén): variant of Dahl + the adjectival suffix -én/-en a derivative of Latin -enius ‘relating to’. German: habitational name from any of various places in Germany named Dahlum e.g. near Düsseldorf and in Eastphalia.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press