Dolph Family History

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Dolph Name Meaning

Scandinavian, German, and Dutch: reduced variant of Adolf. English: variant of Delph.

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

Similar surnames: Rolph, Delph, Dolch, Hoppe, Poll, Olp, Ralph, Dolen, Doll, Dolby

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Dolph Family Origin

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Dolph Family Occupations

What did your Dolph ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dolph family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dolph. The most common Dolph occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Dolph's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dolph ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dolph Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Dolph. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dolph census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 768 immigration records available for the last name Dolph. 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 Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Dolph. For the veterans among your Dolph ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dolph Life Expectancy

What is the average Dolph lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Dolph life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Dolph in 1953 was 76, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dolph

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dolph ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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