Dollins Family History
Dollins Name Meaning
English (Somerset): variant of Dollin with post-medieval excrescent -s itself a variant of Dolling a nickname from an unrecorded Middle English dolling douling dulling ‘dull or stupid one’ (compare Doll ). The name may also have arisen from a late assimilation of rl to ll in Dorling a variant of Darling . Compare Dollens .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press