Dold Family History

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Dold Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Berthold.

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

Similar surnames: Gold, Bold, Nold, Old, Dodd, Dowd, Roed, Olp, Roll, Dopp

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Dold Family Origin

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Dold Family Occupations

What did your Dold ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dold occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Dold's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dold. A less common occupation for the Dold family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Blacksmith

  • Butcher


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

Dold Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Dold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dold 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 Dold. 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 Card

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

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Dold Life Expectancy

What is the average Dold lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Dold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Dold in 1954 was 68, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dold

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dold 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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