Dolsen Family History

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Dolsen Name Meaning

Dutch: evidently a patronymic, presumably from Dol, a nickname for a madman, from Middle Dutch dolle ‘crazy’, ‘mad’.

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


Similar surnames: Holsen, Dolson, Olsen, Dole, Douse, Nolden, Nolen, Dolgin, Dillen

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Dolsen Family Origin

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Dolsen Family Occupations

What did your Dolsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Keeping House and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dolsen. The most common Dolsen occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 14% of Dolsen's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Dolsen family was Dealer In Boots & Shoes.

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  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Dealer In Boots & Shoes

    5%

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

Dolsen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dolsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dolsen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dolsen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dolsen. For the veterans among your Dolsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dolsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Dolsen lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Dolsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Dolsen in 1955 was 48, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dolsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dolsen 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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