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Dolney Name Meaning

Possibly of French origin: a habitational name, with the preposition d(e), for someone from any of several places named Aulnay, for example in Aube, Charente-Maritime, and Marne. The place name is derived from aune ‘alder’. Compare Donais. Perhaps an altered spelling of Hungarian Dolnay or Dolnai, variants of Dolinai, a habitational name for someone from any of various places called Dolina, from Slavic dolina ‘valley’; examples are found in Tolna and Vas counties, as well as in Trencsény, Nyitra, and other regions now in Slovakia.

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


Similar surnames: Dorney, Olney, Downey, Disney, Folley, Dorsey, Dorner, Gosney, Looney

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Dolney Family Origin

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Dolney Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Dolney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Dolney's were Farmers.

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Dolney Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dolney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dolney in 1963 was 73, and 79 in 2004.

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