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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

What did your Dollar ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Dairyman

    6%
  • Domestic Serv (Coachman)

    6%
  • Farm Grieve

    6%
  • Jute Preparer

    6%

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Dollar Historical Records

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Dollar Life Expectancy

What is the average Dollar lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, Dollar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dollar in 1943 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

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