Dal Name Meaning

Scandinavian, chiefly Danish and Norwegian: habitational name from a common place name, the name of several farmsteads, derived from Old Norse dalr ‘valley’. Compare Dahl.

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


Similar surnames: Dahl, Dale, Gal, Pal, Lal, Day, Way, Hall, Tal, Dial

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Dal Family Origin

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Dal Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Cabinet Maker

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Physician

    20%

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In 1880, the most common Dal occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Dal's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dal. A less common occupation for the Dal family was Physician.

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Dal Historical Records

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Dal Life Expectancy

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Between 1966 and 2002, Dal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Dal in 1966 was 88, and 67 in 2002.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dal

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