Oftedahl Family History

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Oftedahl Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from farmsteads in Agder and Rogaland named Oftedal or Oltedal, from a river name derived from Old Norse olpt ‘swan’ + dalr ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Omdahl, Offerdahl, Opdahl, Rindahl, Lovdahl, Sandahl, Dahl, Underdahl

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Oftedahl Family Origin

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Oftedahl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farming

    33%
  • Prof. Of Theology

    33%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Oftedahl family was Prof. Of Theology. The most common Oftedahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Oftedahl's were Farmers. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Oftedahl.

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Oftedahl Historical Records

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Oftedahl Life Expectancy

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