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Dolney Name Meaning

Possibly of French origin: a habitational name, with the preposition d(e), for someone from any of several places named Aulnay, for example in Aube, Charente-Maritime, and Marne. The place name is derived from aune ‘alder’. Compare Donais. Perhaps an altered spelling of Hungarian Dolnay or Dolnai, variants of Dolinai, a habitational name for someone from any of various places called Dolina, from Slavic dolina ‘valley’; examples are found in Tolna and Vas counties, as well as in Trencsény, Nyitra, and other regions now in Slovakia.

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


Similar surnames: Dorney, Olney, Downey, Disney, Folley, Dorsey, Dorner, Gosney, Looney

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  • Farmer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Dolney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Dolney's were Farmers.

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