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Multiple Origins for the Surname Dahl


Norwegian


The origin of the distinguished Dahl family can be traced to the rugged Scandinavian country of Norway. The surname Dahl was given to someone who lived in a valley or among several valleys. It was originally derived from the word Old Norse word dalr, which means valley, and is a cognate of the English surname Dale.

Dahl Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dahl Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andrew Dahl, who arrived in New York in 1825
  • Endre Dahl, who arrived in New York in 1825
  • J C Dahl, who arrived in New York in 1849
  • Abraham Dahl, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1852
  • Henrik Dahl, who arrived in Texas in 1852
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Dahl Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Frank O Dahl, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1904
  • Hakan Anders Dahl, who landed in Wisconsin in 1913
  • Peter Bortman Dahl, who landed in Alabama in 1919

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dahl (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dahl (post 1700)



  • Robert Alan Dahl (1915-2014), American Professor of political science at Yale University
  • B. J. Dahl (b. 1899), American Republican politician, Newspaper publisher; Member of Washington State Senate 2nd District, 1943-47
  • Arne Dahl, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1960
  • Arlow Dahl, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1944
  • Arden Dahl, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1964
  • Andrew H. Dahl (b. 1859), American Republican politician, Member of Wisconsin State Assembly from Vernon County, 1899-1901, 1903-07; Wisconsin State Treasurer, 1907-13
  • Alma Dahl, American Democrat politician, Member of Wisconsin Democratic State Central Committee, 1954
  • C. P. Dahl, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1960
  • Carl G. Dahl, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Iowa State House of Representatives from Black Hawk County, 1950; Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1972
  • Charles F. Dahl, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Wisconsin State Senate 31st District, 1954
  • ... (Another 24 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Dahl Historic Events


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Dahl Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Charles Edwart Dahl, aged 45, Australian Third Class passenger from Adelaide, South Australia who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and survived in the sinking in life boat 15
  • Ms. Helga Dahl, aged 23, English Third Class passenger from London who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking in collapsible A but later died A

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Dahl Family Crest Products


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Dahl Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    3. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    7. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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    The Dahl Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dahl Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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