Dolman Family History

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Dolman Name Meaning

English: variant of Dole or of Doll. Dutch: nickname for a stupid person. Americanized spelling of German Dollmann (see Dollman). Hungarian Dolmán: variant of Dolmány, metonymic occupational name or nickname from dolmány ‘embroidered coat’, named after a Szekler village in Transylvania called Dolmán. In some cases this may be an Americanized spelling of Dolmáni, habitational name for someone from the village itself.

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


Similar surnames: Dollman, Polman, Dorman, Doman, Colman, Kolman, Notman, Norman

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Dolman Family Origin

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Dolman Family Occupations

What did your Dolman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dolman. The most common Dolman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Dolman's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Dolman family was Bricklayer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    2%

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

Dolman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dolman Life Expectancy

What is the average Dolman lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Dolman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Dolman in 1943 was 32, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dolman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dolman 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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