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Dahler Name Meaning

North German (also Dähler): topographic name for someone who lived in a valley (see Dahl ) or a habitational name for someone from a place called with this word. German (also Dähler): from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name the first part of which means ‘proud famous’ (cognate with Anglo-Saxon deal). Norwegian: habitational name from the farm name Daler plural indefinite form of dal ‘valley’ (see Dal ).

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

Similar surnames: Dahlen, Zahler, Dahlem, Dahle, Dehler, Dahmer, Galler, Ahler, Wahler

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Where is the Dahler family from?

You can see how Dahler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dahler family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Dahler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 8 Dahler families living in Northumberland. This was about 47% of all the recorded Dahler's in United Kingdom. Northumberland had the highest population of Dahler families in 1891.
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What did your Dahler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Dahler. 60% of Dahler 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
  • Domestic Servant
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dahler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dahler 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 798 immigration records available for the last name Dahler. 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 708 military records available for the last name Dahler. For the veterans among your Dahler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dahler lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Dahler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dahler in 1964 was 76, and 88 in 2004.

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