Sundahl Family History

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Sundahl Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements sund ‘strait’, ‘sound’ + dahl, an ornamental spelling of dal ‘valley’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, most of them named with sunn ‘south’ + dal ‘valley’.

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

Similar surnames: Sandahl, Lundahl, Rendahl, Mundahl, Rosdahl, Grondahl, Nordahl

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Sundahl Family Origin

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Sundahl Family Occupations

What did your Sundahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sundahl. 8% of Sundahl men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Sundahl women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sundahl were Bookkeeper and Alteration Woman

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Attendant
  • Bookkeeper

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • 6th Grade Teacher
  • Alteration Woman

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

Sundahl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sundahl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sundahl 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 333 immigration records available for the last name Sundahl. 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 233 military records available for the last name Sundahl. For the veterans among your Sundahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sundahl Life Expectancy

What is the average Sundahl lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Sundahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Sundahl in 1954 was 47, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sundahl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sundahl 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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