Delling Family History

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Delling Name Meaning

English: variant of Dilling. German: habitational name from Delling, a place near Starnberg (Bavaria) or another near Wipperfürth (North Rhine-Westphalia), or a topographic name from Sorbian delenki ‘place in a valley’.

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

Similar surnames: Melling, Welling, Helling, Alling, Elling, Felling, Dalling, Doelling

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Delling Family Origin

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Delling Family Occupations

What did your Delling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Delling. The most common Delling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Delling's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Delling family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Baker

  • Carpenter


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

Delling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Delling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Delling 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 804 immigration records available for the last name Delling. 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 Delling. For the veterans among your Delling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Delling Life Expectancy

What is the average Delling lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Delling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Delling in 1959 was 56, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Delling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Delling 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.

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