Dolence Family History

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Dolence Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Dutch Dolens (see Dollens). Probably an Americanized form of the Slovenian surnames Dolenc, variant of Dolenjec, a habitational name for someone from the Dolenjska region of southern Slovenia.

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


Similar surnames: Dolen, Lence, Fleece, Dence, Delancey, Polce, Lenci, Doles, Polen

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Dolence Family Origin

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Dolence Family Occupations

What did your Dolence ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Miner and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dolence. 20% of Dolence men worked as a Miner and 17% of Dolence women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dolence were Clerk and Inspectrix

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Miner
    20%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • House Work
    7%
  • Inspectrix
    7%

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

Dolence Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 654 census records available for the last name Dolence. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dolence census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 98 immigration records available for the last name Dolence. 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 275 military records available for the last name Dolence. For the veterans among your Dolence ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dolence Life Expectancy

What is the average Dolence lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Dolence life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dolence in 1956 was 53, and 85 in 2004.

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