Dolson Family History

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Dolson Name Meaning

English: patronymic of unexplained etymology. Perhaps an importation to England of Dutch Dolsen.

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

Similar surnames: Dobson, Dopson, Bolson, Donson, Polson, Colson, Tolson, Dolsen

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Dolson Family Origin

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Dolson Family Occupations

What did your Dolson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Bricklayers Lab, Coal Miner and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dolson. The most common Dolson occupation in the UK was Bricklayers Lab. 13% of Dolson's were Bricklayers Labs. A less common occupation for the Dolson family was Farmer.

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  • Bricklayers Lab

  • Coal Miner

  • Dressmaker

  • Farmer


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

Dolson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Dolson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dolson 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dolson. 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 Dolson. For the veterans among your Dolson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dolson Life Expectancy

What is the average Dolson lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dolson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Dolson in 1957 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dolson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dolson 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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