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Underdahl Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads with similar names (for example Undredal in Sogn) which are probably derived from Old Norse undir ‘under’ + dalr ‘valley’ denoting a farm situated in a valley bottom.

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

Similar surnames: Urdahl, Dyrdahl, Mundahl, Jordahl, Oftedahl, Berdahl, Offerdahl

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Where is the Underdahl family from?

You can see how Underdahl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Underdahl family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Underdahl families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 12 Underdahl families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 63% of all the recorded Underdahl's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Underdahl families in 1911.
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What did your Underdahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Underdahl. 100% of Underdahl men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Underdahl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Underdahl census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 266 immigration records available for the last name Underdahl. 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 Cards

There are 424 military records available for the last name Underdahl. For the veterans among your Underdahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Underdahl lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Underdahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Underdahl in 1962 was 78, and 79 in 2004.

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