Dolly Family History

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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

What did your Dolly ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    33%
  • Annuitant

    6%
  • Book Seller (Binder)

    6%
  • Cabman

    6%

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

Dolly Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dolly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dolly 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dolly. 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 Dolly. For the veterans among your Dolly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dolly Life Expectancy

What is the average Dolly lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dolly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dolly ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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