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Doell Family History

Doell Name Meaning

habitational name from Döllen near Oldenburg, Lower Saxony. from the personal name Döl, a Rhenish reduced form of Adolf.

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


Similar surnames: Doll, Koelle, Dell, Ell, Foell, Rowell, Toll, Noell, Dowell, Hoell

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Where is the Doell family from?

You can see how Doell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doell family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Doell families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 38 Doell families living in New York. This was about 28% of all the recorded Doell's in USA. New York had the highest population of Doell families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Doell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Doell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Doell. 20% of Doell men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Doell women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Doell were Proprietor and Teacher. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Proprietor
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Saleslady
    13%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Teacher
    10%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Doell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Doell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 807 military records available for the last name Doell. For the veterans among your Doell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Doell lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Doell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Doell in 1948 was 44, and 84 in 2004.

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