Dolan Name Meaning

reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhshláin, Ó Dubhlainn, or Ó Dúnlaing (see Doolin). Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dobhailéin (see Devlin).

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


Similar surnames: Folan, Solan, Doran, Dugan, Dolen, Nolan, Dolak, Gogan, Dorgan, Mohan

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Dolan Family Origin

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Dolan Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dolan family was Blacksmith. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dolan. The most common Dolan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Dolan's were Laborers.

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Dolan Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Dolan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dolan in 1941 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dolan

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