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Adolph Family History

Adolph Name Meaning

Classicized spelling of Adolf.

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


Similar surnames: Dolph, Randolph, Nulph, Rudolph, Rolph, Dolak, Casdorph, Dosch, Relph

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Where is the Adolph family from?

You can see how Adolph families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Adolph family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Adolph families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 53 Adolph families living in Manitoba. This was about 34% of all the recorded Adolph's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Adolph families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Adolph surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Adolph ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Adolph. 71% of Adolph men worked as a Farmer. .

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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 1921

  • Farmer
    71%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Labourer
    10%
  • Carpenter
    7%
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What Adolph family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Adolph. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adolph 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Adolph. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Adolph. For the veterans among your Adolph ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Adolph lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Adolph life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Adolph in 1942 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

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