Rendahl Family History

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Rendahl Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name, the second element of which is dahl (ornamental spelling of dal ‘valley’); the first element is unidentified, probably from a place name. Norwegian: habitational name from a farm name; the first element is either a river name or rein ‘strip of grass at the margins of a field’, ‘headland’; the second element is dal ‘valley’.

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

Similar surnames: Grendahl, Rosdahl, Grondahl, Rindahl, Sundahl, Rosendahl, Sandahl

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Rendahl Family Origin

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Rendahl Family Occupations

What did your Rendahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rendahl. 15% of Rendahl men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Rendahl women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rendahl were Produce House and Grad Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Produce House

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Stock Clerk
  • Electrion
  • Grad Nurse

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rendahl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rendahl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rendahl 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 212 immigration records available for the last name Rendahl. 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 165 military records available for the last name Rendahl. For the veterans among your Rendahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rendahl Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rendahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Rendahl in 1963 was 78, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rendahl

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