Dolin Family History

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Dolin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of several places in Ukraine and Belarus called Dolina, from Slavic dolina ‘valley’. French: metonymic occupational name for a carpenter, from a derivative of doler ‘to shave or plane’. Probably a variant spelling of Dolen.

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

Similar surnames: Olin, Golin, Polin, Molin, Dorin, Dolen, Drain, Dobin, Dalin, Colin

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Dolin Family Origin

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Dolin Family Occupations

What did your Dolin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dolin family was Labourer. The most common Dolin occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 14% of Dolin's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Driller (S Builder) and General Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dolin.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Driller (S Builder)

  • General Laborer

  • Labourer


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

Dolin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Dolin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dolin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dolin. 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 Dolin. For the veterans among your Dolin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dolin Life Expectancy

What is the average Dolin lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dolin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Dolin in 1957 was 62, and 76 in 2004.

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