Dolly Name Meaning

Irish (Galway): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dathlaoich ‘descendant of Dathlaoch’, a personal name composed of the elements dath ‘bright’, ‘colored’ + laoch ‘hero’, ‘champion’.

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


Similar surnames: Solly, Holly, Delay, Dilly, Poll, Polly, Dally, Colle, Dolan, Dold

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Dolly Family Origin

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Dolly Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    33%
  • Annuitant

    6%
  • Book Seller (Binder)

    6%
  • Cabman

    6%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Book Seller (Binder) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dolly. The most common Dolly occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 33% of Dolly's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Dolly family was Cabman.

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Dolly Historical Records

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Dolly Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Dolly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dolly in 1947 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dolly

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