Dolney Family History

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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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Dolney Family Origin

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Dolney Family Occupations

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In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Dolney.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Dolney Historical Records

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Passenger List

There are 93 immigration records available for the last name Dolney. 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 229 military records available for the last name Dolney. For the veterans among your Dolney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dolney Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dolney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dolney in 1963 was 73, and 79 in 2004.

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