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Dolin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of several places in Ukraine and Belarus called Dolina, from Slavic dolina ‘valley’. French: metonymic occupational name for a carpenter, from a derivative of doler ‘to shave or plane’. Probably a variant spelling of Dolen.

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

Similar surnames: Olin, Golin, Polin, Molin, Dorin, Dolen, Drain, Dobin, Dalin, Colin

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Where is the Dolin family from?

You can see how Dolin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dolin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dolin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Dolin families living in New York. This was about 25% of all the recorded Dolin's in USA. New York had the highest population of Dolin families in 1840.
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What did your Dolin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dolin. 20% of Dolin men worked as a Laborer and 29% of Dolin women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dolin were Coal Loader and Clerk. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Coal Loader

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Saleslady
  • Clerk
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Dolin lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dolin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Dolin in 1957 was 62, and 76 in 2004.

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