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 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dolman. 11% of Dolman men worked as a General Labourer and 73% of Dolman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dolman were Postman and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Gardener
  • Builders Labourer
  • Postman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Servant
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dolman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 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 2,000 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 2,000 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.

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