Dollar Family History
Dollar Name Meaning
Scottish (Lanarkshire): habitational name from Dollar in Clackmannanshire. Americanized form of German Dahler Daler or Taler: topographic names for someone who lived in a valley from Middle High German tal ‘valley’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. The American word dollar is ultimately from German Thaler (see Czech surname Tolar ). In some cases also an Americanized form of Slovenian and Croatian Dolar .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press