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Dilg Family History

Dilg Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the medieval female personal name Odila, a derivative of od ‘riches’, ‘fortune’. It was the name of an 8th-century saint who founded a Benedictine convent at what is now Odilienburg in Alsace; she is the patron saint of Alsace.

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


Similar surnames: Dill, Hill, Silk, Diltz, Milz, File, Dick, Dils, Eding, Dilks

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Where is the Dilg family from?

You can see how Dilg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dilg family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Dilg families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 53 Dilg families living in Ohio. This was about 34% of all the recorded Dilg's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Dilg families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dilg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dilg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dilg. 20% of Dilg men worked as a Laborer and 40% of Dilg women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dilg were Manager and Maid. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Truck Driver
    13%
  • Manager
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    40%
  • Teacher
    20%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Maid
    20%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dilg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dilg 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 430 immigration records available for the last name Dilg. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dilg. For the veterans among your Dilg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dilg lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Dilg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Dilg in 1948 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

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