Surname DAHL

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Meaning & History

From Old Norse dalr meaning "valley". A famous of this surname was author Roald Dahl (1916-1990) who is mostly remembered for children's stories such as 'Matilda' and 'Henry Sugar'.

Related Names

OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Van Daal, Van Daalen, Van Dael, Van Daele, Van Dale, Vandale, Van Dalen (Dutch), Dale (English)
Entry updated July 2, 2017