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Dollar Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Dollar in Clackmannanshire. Americanized spelling of German Dahler, Daler, or Taler, topographic names for someone who lived in a valley, from Middle High German tal ‘valley’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. The American word dollar is from Czech tolar, German Thaler, denoting a silver coin first minted at the silver mines at Joachimsthal (‘Joachim’s valley’) in Bohemia (Czech name: Jáchymov). Americanized spelling of Slovenian Dolar, topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, from dol ‘valley’, a derivative of Old High German tal ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Doll, Dobler, Holler, Tolar, Koller, Boller, Dolak, Solar, Deller

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Dollar Family Origin

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Dollar Family Occupations

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  • Dairyman

    6%
  • Domestic Serv (Coachman)

    6%
  • Farm Grieve

    6%
  • Jute Preparer

    6%

In 1881, the most common Dollar occupation in the UK was Dairyman. 6% of Dollar's were Dairymans. A less common occupation for the Dollar family was Jute Preparer. Dairyman, Domestic Serv (Coachman) and Farm Grieve were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dollar.

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Dollar Historical Records

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Dollar Life Expectancy

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