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Dolle Family History

Dolle Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Dolle, a place near Magdeburg. French (Dollé): variant of Dolé (see Dole).

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

Similar surnames: Doll, Nolle, Colle, Delle, Molle, Volle, Dole, Holle, Bolle, Doble

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Where is the Dolle family from?

You can see how Dolle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dolle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Dolle families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 22 Dolle families living in Kentucky. This was about 19% of all the recorded Dolle's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Dolle families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dolle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dolle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dolle. 17% of Dolle men worked as a Farmer and 21% of Dolle women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dolle were Truck Driver and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Operator
  • Housework
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dolle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dolle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Dolle lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Dolle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dolle in 1959 was 51, and 86 in 2004.

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