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Dollard Family History

Dollard Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English dull + -ard ‘dull or stupid person’. Compare Doll 5. Irish: either an importation to Ireland of the English name or, possibly, a reduced and altered form of de la Hyde (see Dollarhide).

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


Similar surnames: Pollard, Bollard, Allard, Collard, Dowland, Dillard, Sollars, Mallard

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Where is the Dollard family from?

You can see how Dollard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dollard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dollard families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Dollard families living in Maine. This was about 27% of all the recorded Dollard's in USA. Maine and 1 other state had the highest population of Dollard families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dollard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dollard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dollard. 15% of Dollard men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Dollard women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dollard were Salesman and Housekeeper. .

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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
    15%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Seamstress
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dollard. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Dollard. For the veterans among your Dollard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dollard lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Dollard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Dollard in 1952 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

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