Dolsen Family History

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Dolsen Name Meaning

Dutch: evidently a patronymic, presumably from Dol, a nickname for a madman, from Middle Dutch dolle ‘crazy’, ‘mad’.

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


Similar surnames: Holsen, Dolson, Olsen, Dole, Douse, Nolden, Nolen, Dolgin, Dillen

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Dolsen Family Origin

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Dolsen Family Occupations

What did your Dolsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dolsen. 16% of Dolsen men worked as a Salesman and 50% of Dolsen women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dolsen were Farm Laborer and Tailor

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    16%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    50%
  • Tailor
    50%

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

Dolsen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dolsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dolsen 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 257 immigration records available for the last name Dolsen. 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 622 military records available for the last name Dolsen. For the veterans among your Dolsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dolsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Dolsen lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Dolsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Dolsen in 1955 was 48, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dolsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dolsen 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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