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Dahler Name Meaning

North German (also Dähler): topographic name for someone who lived in a valley (see Dahl), or habitational name for someone from a place named with this word. German: from a Germanic word meaning ‘proud’, ‘famous’ (cognate with Anglo-Saxon deal). Norwegian: 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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Dahler Family Origin

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Dahler Family Occupations

What did your Dahler ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dahler occupation in Canada was Farm Labourer. 100% of Dahler's were Farm Labourers.

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  • Farm Labourer

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dahler ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dahler Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dahler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 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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Dahler Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dahler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dahler ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Dahler Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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