Doll Name Meaning

South German: nickname from Middle High German tol, dol ‘foolish’, ‘mad’; also ‘strong’, ‘handsome’. South German (Döll): variant of Thiel. South German (Bavaria): topographic name for someone living in a valley, Middle High German tol ‘ditch’. North German: habitational name from Dolle, Dollen, or Döllen in Brandenburg. English: nickname for a foolish individual, from Middle English dolle ‘dull’, ‘foolish’ (Old English dol). The byform dyl(le) gave rise to Middle English dil(le), dul(le), modern English dull. Compare Dill 3.

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


Similar surnames: Dill, Toll, Dell, Holl, Dull, Dole, Roll, Soll, Poll, Goll

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Doll Family Origin

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Doll Family Occupations

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  • Arctitect & Surveys

    13%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Crape Weaver

    13%
  • Labourer

    13%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Doll family was Labourer. The most common Doll occupation in the UK was Arctitect & Surveys. 13% of Doll's were Arctitect & Surveyss. Arctitect & Surveys, Butcher and Crape Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doll.

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Between 1941 and 2004, Doll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Doll in 1941 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doll

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