Dolch Name Meaning

perhaps from Dolch ‘dagger’, ‘knife’ (of uncertain origin); presumably a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such weapons or perhaps a nickname for someone who habitually carried one. However, the vocabulary word was not recorded before 1512, and the surname may alternatively be a variant of Dolge, a topographic name meaning ‘long’, from Old Slavic dolgy. variant of Dolen.

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

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Dolch Family Origin

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Dolch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Com. Merchant

    6%
  • Foreman Brewery

    6%

In 1880, farmer, Blacksmith and Com. Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dolch. The most common Dolch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Dolch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dolch family was Foreman Brewery.

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Dolch Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Dolch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Dolch in 1963 was 77, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dolch

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