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Ringdahl Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Ringdal, most from Old Norse Ringdalr, a compound of ringr ‘ring’, ‘circle’, ‘bend’ (referring to a meandering river) + dalr ‘valley’. Swedish: ornamental name of the same meaning as 1.

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


Similar surnames: Rindahl, Sandahl, Rendahl, Wigdahl, Sundahl, Mundahl, Rosdahl

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Ringdahl Family Origin

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Ringdahl Family Occupations

What did your Ringdahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ringdahl. The most common Ringdahl occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 50% of Ringdahl's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

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Ringdahl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ringdahl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ringdahl 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ringdahl. 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 Ringdahl. For the veterans among your Ringdahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ringdahl Life Expectancy

What is the average Ringdahl lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ringdahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Ringdahl in 1962 was 82, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ringdahl 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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