Dolen Family History

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Dolen Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Dolan. Perhaps a reduced form of Slovenian Dolenc or Dolenec (see Dolence). German: from a short form of a personal name composed with Germanic theud ‘people’, ‘race’. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Norwegian Døhlen, Dæhlen, habitational names from a number of farmsteads named from Old Norse dalvin (from dalr ‘valley’ + vin ‘meadow’).

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


Similar surnames: Holen, Bolen, Nolen, Doten, Doles, Oren, Doren, Olen, Roen, Dole

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Dolen Family Origin

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Dolen Family Occupations

What did your Dolen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Coal Screener (Miner) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dolen. The most common Dolen occupation in the UK was Labourer. 29% of Dolen's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Dolen family was Housekeeper.

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  • Labourer

    29%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    14%
  • Coal Screener (Miner)

    14%
  • Housekeeper

    14%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dolen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dolen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dolen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dolen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Dolen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dolen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dolen. For the veterans among your Dolen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dolen Life Expectancy

What is the average Dolen lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dolen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Dolen in 1957 was 56, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dolen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dolen 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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