Rosdahl Family History

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Rosdahl Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm name, probably from Old Norse ruð ‘clearing’ + dal ‘valley’. Danish: habitational name from a place so named. Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements ros ‘rose’ + dahl, an old or ornamental spelling of dal ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Grondahl, Rendahl, Rosendahl, Nordahl, Opdahl, Sundahl, Dahl, Rindahl

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Rosdahl Family Origin

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Rosdahl Family Occupations

What did your Rosdahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Mangle Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rosdahl. 17% of Rosdahl men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Rosdahl women worked as a Mangle Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rosdahl were Salesman and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Proprietor
    7%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Mangle Work
    19%
  • Butter Cropper
    10%
  • Desk Pastry
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    10%

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

Rosdahl Historical Records

What Rosdahl family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 660 census records available for the last name Rosdahl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosdahl 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 417 immigration records available for the last name Rosdahl. 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 156 military records available for the last name Rosdahl. For the veterans among your Rosdahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rosdahl Life Expectancy

What is the average Rosdahl lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Rosdahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Rosdahl in 1967 was 66, and 63 in 2004.

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