Dolder Family History

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Dolder Name Meaning

variant of Dold. South German: perhaps a topographic name denoting someone who lived in a house overshadowed by trees, from Middle High German tolde ‘treetop’. in Swabia, a nickname for someone who was prone to stumbling.

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

Similar surnames: Holder, Nolder, Molder, Dollar, Dobler, Koller, Doede, Boller, Doster

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Dolder Family Origin

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Dolder Family Occupations

What did your Dolder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dolder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Dolder's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dolder. A less common occupation for the Dolder family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter

  • Farming


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

Dolder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dolder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dolder 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 681 immigration records available for the last name Dolder. 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 277 military records available for the last name Dolder. For the veterans among your Dolder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dolder Life Expectancy

What is the average Dolder lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dolder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Dolder in 1962 was 70, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dolder 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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