Dales Name Meaning

English: regional name from the area referred to as ‘the Dales’ in northern England. See also Dale. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname for a needy person, from Hebrew dalus¯ ‘poverty’.

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


Similar surnames: Dale, Sales, Ales, Eales, Dawes, Bales, Sale, Dalen, Dates, Daves

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Dales Family Origin

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Dales Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Going To School

    15%
  • Farmer Son

    6%
  • Scholar

    6%

In 1881, the most common Dales occupation in Canada was Farmer. 42% of Dales's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dales family was Scholar. Farmer, Going To School and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dales.

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Dales Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Dales life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Dales in 1961 was 68, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dales

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