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Dahlin Family History

Dahlin Name Meaning

Swedish: variant of Dahl + the adjectival suffix -in a derivative of Latin -in(i)us ‘relating to’.

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


Similar surnames: Dahlen, Sahlin, Ahlin, Dahling, Wahlin, Dalen, Dalin, Dahl, Ohlin

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Where is the Dahlin family from?

You can see how Dahlin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dahlin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Dahlin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Dahlin families living in Northumberland. This was about 58% of all the recorded Dahlin's in United Kingdom. Northumberland had the highest population of Dahlin families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dahlin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dahlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Dahlin. 100% of Dahlin 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 9,000 census records available for the last name Dahlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dahlin 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Dahlin. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Dahlin. For the veterans among your Dahlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dahlin lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Dahlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dahlin in 1947 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

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