Doelling Family History

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Doelling Name Meaning

habitational name from Dolling in Bavaria, or Döllingen in Saxony. nickname from the dialect word Dölling ‘young pike’. nickname from Middle High German dol ‘highly or overzealous’.

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


Similar surnames: Hoefling, Delling, Dreiling, Bolling, Helling, Felling, Koelling

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Doelling Family Origin

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Doelling Family Occupations

What did your Doelling ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Doelling. 7% of Doelling men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Doelling women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Doelling were Painter and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    7%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Painter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    23%
  • Saleslady
    17%
  • Cashier
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Doelling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Doelling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doelling 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 343 immigration records available for the last name Doelling. 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 Card

There are 191 military records available for the last name Doelling. For the veterans among your Doelling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doelling Life Expectancy

What is the average Doelling lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Doelling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Doelling in 1959 was 68, and 70 in 2004.

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