Doolen Family History

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Doolen Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Doolin.

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


Similar surnames: Doolan, Dolen, Boylen, Dowlin, Dooley, Dronen, Ooten, Goosen, Polen

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Doolen Family Origin

Where is the Doolen family from?

Doolen Family Occupations

What did your Doolen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Doolen occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 17% of Doolen's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Dealer In Fruit and Fireman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doolen. A less common occupation for the Doolen family was Formerly Labourer.

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  • Coal Miner

    17%
  • Dealer In Fruit

    17%
  • Fireman

    17%
  • Formerly Labourer

    17%

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

Doolen Historical Records

What Doolen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Doolen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doolen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Doolen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Doolen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Doolen. For the veterans among your Doolen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doolen Life Expectancy

What is the average Doolen lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Doolen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Doolen in 1942 was 55, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doolen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doolen 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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