Dole Name Meaning

English: from Middle English dole ‘portion of land’ (Old English dal ‘share’, ‘portion’). The term could denote land within the common field, a boundary mark, or a unit of area; so the name may be of topographic origin or a status name. Irish: reduced and altered Anglicized form of McDowell. Compare McDole. French (Dolé): nickname for a troubled or anxious person, from Old French dolé, past participle of doler ‘to regret’ (Latin dolere ‘to hurt’).

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


Similar surnames: Dore, Dale, Cole, Doe, Doll, Hole, Sole, Dove, Mole, Bole

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Dole Family Origin

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Dole Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    8%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Agricultural Labour

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dole family was Blacksmith. The most common Dole occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 8% of Dole's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Labourer and Agricultural Labour were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dole.

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Dole Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Dole life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dole in 1950 was 23, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dole

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